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Pouterlimits

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pow ter lim its

Sentence: "There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it pouter, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear. We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set. You are about to participate in a great adventure. You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to... The Pouter Limits"...order another Latte!

Etymology: Pouter (Someone who pouts-be in a huff and display one's displeasure) & Limits ( the greatest possible degree of something) & Play on Outer Limits, popular sci-fi tv series.

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COMMENTS:

hilarious! - splendiction, 2009-07-06: 19:26:00

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Bundamentalist

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bunn de menn tal ihst

Sentence: Every morning the bundamentalists would gather trailing a mass of pamphlets behind them as they shuffled to the corner booth carrying their fair-trade-not-tested-on animals-low carbon-footprint because-it-was-floated-across-the-ocean on-a-raft coffee and muffins.

Etymology: fundamentalists, bun

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COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:12:00

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Joebegone

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: joh-bi-gawn

Sentence: Another sad day for Janice. It's all she could do to get her jobegone self out of the house to share a good glower with folks at the coffee shop.

Etymology: joe (coffee) + woebegone (sorrowful or sad in appearance)

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Stewbucks

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: stu-bucks

Sentence: Sara spent her days and unemployment cash brooding at Stewbucks after losing her job as a cashier at Wal-Mart for not welcoming people. "Being a cashier is too hard," she thought, "because they want you to be cheerful all the time."

Etymology: stew: be in a huff, sullen, resentful + starbucks: well-known chain of coffeehouses

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Javaproblem

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ja va prob lem

Sentence: Sharon sat petulantly in her favourite coffee bar scowling as usual. She thought it made her look intellectual and intriguing... but to the other patrons, her body language said javaproblem?

Etymology: Java (coffee) & Problem (Issue) and Wordplay on "Do you have a problem?" (facetious question)

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Juanvaldesperado

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: wan/val/des/pur/ah/doh

Sentence: Juanvaldesperado is often seen hanging around coffee houses desperately seeking the one true beaning of life.

Etymology: Juan Valdez + desperado (Spanish for desperate)

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COMMENTS:

He's just trying to mocha difference...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-16: 08:38:00

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Espressionado

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: es - press - yan - AH - do

Sentence: Definitely a cup 'half empty' pessimist, Maybellene had become a devout espressionado...whiling away the days in her favorite coffee house, sipping espresso and griping and grumbling endlessly about politics, the econonomy, and people in general.

Etymology: blend of espresso and aficionado.

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COMMENTS:

Excellent - Rutilus, 2008-05-16: 11:11:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:14:00

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Abominertia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: uh-bom-in-ER-sha

Sentence: Gladys had a very bad case of abominertia, angry at the world in general and her life in particular and she took great pains to let everyone around her know just how displeased she was while making no effort whatsoever to change her status.

Etymology: Blend of 'abominable' (repugnantly hateful; detestable; loathsome) and 'inertia' (Inertness; indisposition to motion, exertion, or action; want of energy; sluggishness)

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Staryucks

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: starr yeukks

Sentence: the staryucks always take the best seats in the cafe and the solitary readers always take the largest table.

Etymology: starbucks yuck

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COMMENTS:

Just like people on airplanes who grab the window seats and then either read all the way there or worst stil, draw the blinds so no one can see where they are going...don't get me started! - Nosila, 2010-07-16: 23:00:00

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Caffunk

Created by: melodydrama

Pronunciation: cah-funk

Sentence: As she sat in a dim corner of the cafe Eleanor pondered her unemployment and no one dared interrupt her since she was in one of her notorious caffunks.

Etymology: caffine+funk(bad mood)

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COMMENTS:

love it. - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 00:26:00

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