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Peregrump

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: PAIR-uh-GRUMP

Sentence: Unable to afford the most elementary form of wheeled transport and not having the skills needed to operate even a skateboard, Fritz nurtured a lifelong grudge against scooter pilots, cyclists and anyone flaunting their customized chromium wheelchairs. Rejected by the Rebels, Fritz had become a PEREGRUMP ever since he meandered down from the hills and across the highway. Asserting his pedestrian rights, he would often step arrogantly into the flow of traffic, protected only by his hundred-meter stare and imaginary aura of invincibility. Fritz had ample time to adjust his attitude as his mangled body recovered from an all-too-close encounter with an S.U.V. Now he's in traction, staring at the hospital ceiling as he mentally composes his Speedbumpkin Manifesto and creates verbotomisms with a pencil clutched between his teeth.

Etymology: PEREGrine+gRUMP=PEREGRUMP....PEREGRINE: having a tendency to wander, sometimes obliviously;Middle French peregrin, from Medieval Latin peregrinus, from Latin, foreign.....GRUMP:a person given to complaining,an act borne of ill humor or sulkiness, sometimes malicious.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx SPEEDBUMP: a low obstruction placed on a roadway to limit vehicular speed (1972).....Bumpkin:an awkward and unsophisticated rustic;perhaps from Dutch bommekijn small cask, from Middle Dutch, from bomme cask Date: 1570 :) - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:26:00

You must have watched the program on the Unabomber last night! - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:30:00

fantastic sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-02: 10:15:00

and a terrific last line! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:41:00

insightful & funny! - splendiction, 2009-03-02: 21:29:00

So talented :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-25: 14:06:00

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Jayfarer

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: jay/fair/er

Sentence: The jayfarer caused havoc on the freeway this morning trying to dodge 100 mile per hour traffic.

Etymology: JAYFARER - noun - from JAYWALKER (to cross a street illegally or in a reckless manner) + WAYFARER (a pedestrian who walks from place to place on foot)

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COMMENTS:

He is a poor jayfaring stranger...travelling through this world of woe...(from the folk song, "I Am a Poor Wayfaring Stranger." - readerwriter, 2009-03-02: 09:36:00

A farevorite! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:29:00

nice - galwaywegian, 2009-03-02: 15:02:00

like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-03: 07:52:00

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Hikerchick

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: hi - kur - chik

Sentence: Betty had recently became a hikerchick... She walked everywhere, even in places where only vehicles should be allowed; but no one could stop her.

Etymology: play on bikerchick also hiker and chick.

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Malsophy

Created by: jessi18

Pronunciation: Mal-so-fee.

Sentence: Walking in the middle of the road requires ample malsophy.

Etymology: Mal-wrong sophy-wisdom

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Strideology

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: stry/dee/ol/oh/gee

Sentence: Stan's strideology was that humans are indigenous to the planet and therefore always have the right of way over mechanical devices such as cars.

Etymology: stride + ideology

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Damned clever! Very cerebral, too. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 06:09:00

funny...I like it. - mweinmann, 2009-03-02: 07:58:00

Ideal! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:19:00

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Deadestrian

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ded est reee an

Sentence: the deadestrian must have been an outofhisheadestrian to try crossing there.

Etymology: pedestrian dead

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Pedestriantics

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pedest tree ant tiks

Sentence: Luther did not relish going through his pedestriantics just to get a hamburger from next door. He mustard looked on the faces of his passengers, Freddie & Teddy, who were all of 10 years old and quite in-the-know about hamburgers. Fred wasn't as savvy as he emoted, but he would ketchup and Teddy had the drive-through to make things mchappen. They had bun warned, but you know kids...they were the burger kings of all they surveyed!

Etymology: Pedestrian (lacking wit or imagination) & Antics (a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Excellent fusion! Very inspired. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-02: 05:45:00

Playfully excellent sentence and verbote! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-02: 10:17:00

whopper of a word! - galwaywegian, 2009-03-02: 15:01:00

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Gnghfjygfj

Created by: uiiuiu

Pronunciation: ghuf-fghfg-vfg

Sentence: ftyhfh

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

paynis - uiiuiu, 2014-12-02: 18:10:00

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Antipathetiquist

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: an-tee-path-eh-tih-qihst

Sentence: One morning at Java N A Feela, the combination coffee shop and massage parlor in the center of town, Supine Downey, the Mayor, put it to Miss Willa Judge, the author of Heard It In The Holler, a question and answer forum in the local paper..."Now that we have a traffic light and solid yeller lines, what do we do about all these anitipathetiquists who want to walk their horses through town?" "Increase the speed limit," was her reply, "Make 'em run...so they don't have time to leave no messes or play Bingo in the parking spaces."

Etymology: From ANTI, against + PATH, a walkway + ETIQUETTE, protocol, conventions; also playing on PATHETIC, pitiful, moving (heh heh)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx VERY good! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-05: 13:14:00

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Ignorambulator

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ig-nor-AM-buhl-ayt-ehr

Sentence: Seemingly unaware of traffic laws or of the fact that he was impeding traffic as well as endangering his very life, Norman continued on, the unmindful ignorambulator, leaving cursing motorists in his wake.

Etymology: : Blend of 'ignoramus' (one who is lacking knowledge or information as to a particular subject or fact) and 'ambulator' (One who walks about; a walker)

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