Verboticism: Workolepsy

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Idlitisis

Created by: ladyjd

Pronunciation: Eye/del/eye/tis/sis

Sentence: Suffering from idlitisis can be severly draining, especially for the rest of the family and work colleagues.

Etymology: idle:habitually doing nothing or avoiding work; -itis: Inflammation or disease of

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Malorkway

Created by: bleucube

Pronunciation: Mal Ork Way

Sentence: Feeling Malorkway about the dishes.

Etymology: Mal meaning bad Orkway is work in pig latin

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Slackerocity

simon1081

Created by: simon1081

Pronunciation: sla-ker-os-it-ee

Sentence: When Dad was asked to shovel the drive-way, his slackerocity acted up.

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Laziotic

Created by: AsianPCTTN09

Pronunciation: Lazy-otic.

Sentence: I asked him to help with cleaning the bathroom, but he became too damn laziotic.

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Ergotoxication

Created by: mugwai

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Etymology: latin work(ergo)poison(toxica)

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Chorolepsy

Created by: cataath

Pronunciation: Chore-o-lep-see

Sentence: Dad has chorolepsy, I can't wake him up!

Etymology: Chore - work around the house olepsy - last part of narcolepsy. ;)

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Oytonitis

Created by: madamebrothel

Pronunciation: Oy-to-ni-tis

Sentence: When David saw all the dishes that need to be done, he suddenly developed oytonitis and fell flat on the couch.

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Lazypossumazidis

Created by: ltapilot

Pronunciation: lazy possum a** idis

Sentence: Andy Capps has a bad case of lazypossumidis.

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Assistitis

Created by: emrldctygrrl

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Dishporia

lordelph

Created by: lordelph

Pronunciation: dish-*pore*-ree-ah

Sentence: I'm afraid your husband has uncurable dishporia

Etymology: In the middle ages, the dish-poor were peasants flogged for failing to complete chores assigned by the lord of the manor. The Victorians contracted this to dishpor, with Charles Dickens popularising the use of "dishporia" in The Pickwick Papers.

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