Verboticism: Javaproblem

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Borista

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bow rista

Sentence: Java Lyn was such a borista, rambling on without getting to the point.

Etymology: barrista, bore

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Coffeegrouse

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kôfēgrous

Sentence: Ruby spends much of her day in the local coffee shop. While the waitress pours her java, she pours out her displeasure with the state of her life. Her grumbling has earned her the title of coffeegrouse.

Etymology: coffee (a drink made from the roasted and ground bean-like seeds of a tropical shrub) + grouse (complain pettily; grumble) play on coffeehouse

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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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Javapathy

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /JA-vap-uh-thee/

Sentence: Veronica hated going to the coffee shop next to the building where she worked because it seemed to always be filled with fateful, indifferent, Generation-Y'ers who were filled with javapathy, and acted world-weary and jaded beyond their years. They usually appeared to be alert and perceptive young adults, although that may have just been from all the caffeine. So, why didn't these people have jobs? Who was supporting these flocks of coffee house beatniks, sitting around scowling at the rest of the world, and sipping expensive café mocha lattes?

Etymology: Java - brewed coffee; coffee from the island of Java (Slang, from Java, an island in Indonesia where coffee is grown) + Apathy - lacking enthusiasm for or interest in things in general; indifference (from Greek, apathes "without emotion")

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COMMENTS:

nice one. - stache, 2008-05-16: 08:41:00

Add in tidapthy - nice word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-18: 18:27:00

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Secmo

Kallystie

Created by: Kallystie

Pronunciation: sec-mo

Sentence: Maggie recently moved to Seattle for a job. After she moved to Seattle, she found out that her job was given to somebody more qualified. Day after day she sat at her local café, brooding over the lose of her job over a small Americano. One day she though to herself…I have become such a secmo. I should stop feeling sorry for myself and do something about it.

Etymology: Secmo is a combination of the words Seattle, café, and emotional.

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Grumpause

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: grum pawz

Sentence: They are in there every morning like clockwork. Nursing one coffee for 2-3 hours every day. In fast food places, coffeehouses and other places with free refills and free bathrooms. The Grumpause. They complain about everything...the weather, politics, doctors, kids today and how they don't build things like they used to. They complain about the cost of everything and sort out the world's problems without actually doing anything. The next day, they start all over again...they've told so many stories so often, they can't remember. They are retired...they put in more time here than they did at their jobs. They mainly do this as an S.O.A...Spousal Avoidance Opportunity!

Etymology: Grump (a bad-tempered person) & Pause (a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something) & Grandpas (the fathers of your father and mother)

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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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Apouthetic

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: a-pow-theh-tic

Sentence: Linda rarely got up from her seat at the local Sternbucks. Only her eyes moved from side to side, tracking the happy-if-not-jittery over-cafeinated customers who happily went on their way throughout the day, while her own esspresso double latte with skim milk and a sprig of cinnamon emptied from her cup more from evaporation than from actually being drunk. Her apouthetic stance contributed nothing to the world but an elbow worn spot on the table, a permanent scowl on her face, and snickering comments from regular customers who would often purposely tried to engage her in overtly cheery conversation to see how she would react.

Etymology: apathetic with pout embedded in it.

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Pouterpoof

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: poutərpoŏf

Sentence: As a runway model Percy is always a candidate for American Idle. His employment is always at the whim of the current crop of hot designers. The glowerclass is not as popular as the perky boys just now. Percy has tried to break of his pouterpoof designation with little success. He attempted a smile last week and almost ended up in the hospital emergency room when nearly-atrophied facial muscles cramped.

Etymology: pouter (one who pushes one’s lips or one’s bottom lip forward as an expression of petulant annoyance or in order to make oneself look sexually attractive + poof (an effeminate man)

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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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