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Potsquabble

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: pah t sk waab el

Sentence: Mike knew he was in for a potsquabble when arguing with Becky that Kwik Trip was spelled with a "Q", and not a "Kw". He knew he was wrong since he had gassed up there not 10 minutes ago and distinctly remembered the sign. Becky already had her cast iron pan in hand...

Etymology: Pot (cooking vessel for the stove, also called a pan) + squabble (a fight)

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COMMENTS:

Very apt. Love it - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 02:49:00

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Rollingpincentive

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: roh-ling-pin-sen-tiv

Sentence: Whitey doesn't always agree with Ginny's way of doing things. In these cases she would persuade him with a dose of rollingpincentive. As a result, Whitey's noggin has more lumps than grandma's gravy.

Etymology: rolling pin (a cylinder of wood or other material, usually with a short handle at each end, for rolling out dough) + incentive (something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity)

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Clobberform

Created by: Kevcom2

Pronunciation: klawb/err/foarm

Sentence: She clobberformed me into saying yes; Prithee, I had no control over the matter, she's quite influencing.

Etymology: clobber (hit) + form (mold, influence)

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Naize

Created by: Faherty94

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Wisesmack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: waIZ 'smaK

Sentence: “SMACK!” She delivered a quick decisive wisesmack after he whispered, “Yes, YOU’RE ALWAYS RIGHT...except in this case”.

Etymology: A play on the word WISECRACK. It is from WISE (smart) and SMACK: a rough blow (often to the head with whatever object is closest at hand) delivered like a wise or smart remark.

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Pursuade

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: purs-weyd

Sentence: Her suede purse only weighed thirty pounds, but the smack of it - upside Honey Boy's head - was the best way she found to pursuade him that her way was the right way.

Etymology: persuade = purse (handbag) + suede (from leather)

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Potsuade

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: pot swayd

Sentence: As usual I'll have to potsuade Doug to wash the car because he never does what i tell him

Etymology: Pot + persuade

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Panskullet

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pan + skul + let

Sentence: Marjorie gave Henry a hard panskullet to the side of his head everytime he did not do her bidding, did her bidding badly, bid incorrectly, or just plain annoyed her.

Etymology: Pan(skillet,make a sweeping movement), Skull (the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates), Skillet (A pan for frying, generally large and heavy)

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Arguedent

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ärgyoōdent

Sentence: Sarah didn't believe in fighting fair. If a disagreement is in the offing, she is very likely to deliver an arguedent to the back of Tom's head with whatever she has in her hand at the time. Tom loves the fact that the kitchen stores are currently fascinated with utensils made of silicon.

Etymology: argue (exchange or express diverging or opposite views, typically in a heated or angry way) + dent (a slight hollow in a hard, even surface made by a blow or by the exertion of pressure)

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COMMENTS:

Sarah needs to find a better way to arguevent. - wayoffcenter, 2009-04-29: 06:32:00

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Screwupacuss

Created by: Mickey

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