Verboticism: Badditive

'I know it's loaded with calories...'

DEFINITION: n. Any highly-processed food or beverage in which the natural ingredients have been removed and replaced with artificial flavors and additives. v. To consume food products laced with synthetic sweeteners, imitation flavors, and other carcinogens.

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Vitaminogen

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: veye-tuh-min-o-jen

Sentence: "All I gotta do is pop this here vitaminogen into some water, stir 'er, and I'll be all set for the day. Forget the gatorade and microwave dinners. This here is the best thing since sliced bread," exclaimed Bobby Joe.

Etymology: vitamin (n.organic components in food that are needed in very small amounts for growth and for maintaining good health; n.nutritional supplement) carcinogen (cancer causing agent)

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Alacartificial

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Al-a-cart-i-fish-ull

Sentence: Tom always used the alacartifcial way of dining, he would gorge on anything that included MSG or had been synthetically altered in some way. Being only twenty-one he didn't think of what this might be doing to the state of his health a few years down the line.

Etymology: A la carte(a type of menu) + Artificial(contrived or affected) = Alacartificial

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COMMENTS:

well-crafted word - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:34:00

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Colack

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: COE lack

Sentence: One day when I asked her why she always asked me for a colack instead of a cola she said, "You notice how cola sounds so good. Co la la la la...its a happy sound. I call it colack because it lacks anything good." When I asked her why she continued to order them everyday, she said, "I guess I lack good sense."

Etymology: COLA: soda drink LACK: to have none or not enough of something

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Riceboobles

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rice - boo - buls

Sentence: When it comes to a bit of flavour instead of nutrition there's nothing like a bowl of cornfakes and riceboobles.

Etymology: rice bubbles + boob (mistake)

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Pseudofoodo

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: soōdōfoōdō

Sentence: Charlie is a vegetarian at heart. The thought of killing some poor defenseless creature saddens him deeply. When he read about a study that claimed that plants emit a sound much like a scream when picked, he was left in a quandary. What could he eat? His solution? Pseudofoodo! The "O" foods! Munchos, Bunchos, Crunchos, Chunkos, Dunkos. The more processed - the farther away from anything living - the better he likes it. If only those bio-degradable packing peanuts had a little cheese or onion flavoring. If only he had the energy to go to the gymo to work off some of his flabo.

Etymology: pseudo (not genuine; sham) + food (any nutritious substance that people or animals eat or drink) + "O" for the O foods.

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COMMENTS:

Oh! Oh! So good! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-29: 08:35:00

too true - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-29: 09:42:00

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Artifoodage

Created by: ahmadmalik2007

Pronunciation: aa-rti-fod-aij

Sentence: In modern world, people prefer artifoodage becuase its quick and delicious, however, it cannot be the replacement for natural food.

Etymology: artifoodage is a short form extracted from three words: arti from artificial, food from food and age from beverage.

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Niltritious

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: nil-trish-uhs

Sentence: After years of eating "junk food", Jerry has decides to turn his eating habits around. Now if he is hungry between meals he will reach for a health bar and an energy drink instead of a bag of chips and a soda. His diet is still niltritous but he at least he FEELS better about it.

Etymology: nil (nonexistent, nothing) + nutritious (providing nourishment, especially to a high degree; nourishing; healthful)

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Nutrideficient

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: new-treh-de-FISH-unt

Sentence: Filbert was in complete denial about the 'power drink' he consumed daily, thinking it was packed with added vitamins, minerals and nutriments but it was in fact, totally nutrideficient.

Etymology: Blend of 'nutrition' (beneficial attribute of food) and 'deficient' (in short supply-absent)

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Badditive

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: bad it tiv

Sentence: Sidney ate processed foods everyday and was concerned that they had all had a badditive component to them. His first clue should have been in some of their brand names:E-Cola, Tinned Salmon Ella and Canned Ptomainetoes...

Etymology: Bad (not good, not safe nor edible) & Additive (something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine)

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Synthience

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sinθīəns

Sentence: Some people are drawn to labels like ”All Natural” or ”No Artificial Ingredients”. Not Tim. He just loves his beverages created by synthience.

Etymology: synthetic (made by chemical synthesis) + science (systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment)

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