Verboticism: Karmosity

'The toast fell butter-side down.'

DEFINITION: n. The feeling you get when fate plays a stupid little trick on you, just to remind you that life isn't fair. v. To suddenly remember that you've been screwed by the powers that be.

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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: serr-en-DEWP-eh-tee

Sentence: Thinking that things were actually going her way for a change, Daisy was once again struck with a bout of serendupity when karma visited her, and a sure bet turned into a total disaster.

Etymology: Blend of 'serendipity' (n. the faculty of making fortunate discoveries by accident) and 'dupe' (v. to make a dupe of)

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Created by: Ahmad

Pronunciation: ai-ro-faet

Sentence: He tried his best but fall a pray to irofate

Etymology: irony of fate ...

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Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: lukety/doot/barba/trik

Sentence: Lucketydootbarbatrick - life's got me by the ..... again

Etymology: lickety-split barbatrick + luck + doot


Long live the Barbapapas - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-08: 12:20:00

Congratualations on the birth of their new born son Karmababa. - Stevenson0, 2007-03-08: 12:53:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kar mar jar een

Sentence: Destiny just knew when her perfect new husband's ex showed up at their wedding reception, it was not only as a guest, but as a date for him. Once again, Destiny's karmargarine was at work. Buttered toast side down on a dirty carpet...the fuzzy end of the lollipop...what's a four letter word starting with an "F"...oh yeah, FATE!

Etymology: Karma (Hinduism and Buddhism) the effects of a person's actions that determine his destiny in his next incarnation)& Margarine (a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for butter)

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Created by: EonaFrae

Pronunciation: moy-raid

Sentence: Susan moiraed through the days events; life really did suck.

Etymology: Moirai [name of The Fates from Greek mythology] + ed [suffix]

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Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: fail tall ism

Sentence: Mary was hit by a feeling of failtalism when she realized that yet again she was not going to be Cinderella at the ball.

Etymology: from fail and faitalism

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fayt-al-i-ty

Sentence: Sitting at his desk, Joe contemplated his fateality when he realized that he wasn't still dreaming and he really didn't have his pants on.

Etymology: reality: quality and state of things being true + fate: supposed force or princible that predetermines events + fatality: a decree made by fate or the quality of being doomed by disaster


There's sale down the street he should go to where pants are half off! - Nosila, 2009-09-25: 17:36:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ran dum

Sentence: these randumb events were beginning to sow seeds of doubt about her ever having her own broadcasting corporation by the age of thirty

Etymology: random, dumb


clever! - wordmeister, 2007-03-08: 08:23:00


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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: shlep-rokd

Sentence: After waking up late, tripping over the dog, burning her toast, getting a flat tire, spilling hot coffee in her lap, and being fired for being late to work, Amy was feeling quite schleprocked and decided to go back to bed. At noon.

Etymology: Schleprock - if you know who Schleprock is, you'll get it.


I'm a big Flintstone fan. Good one! - toadstool57, 2007-03-08: 07:42:00

YABBA-DABBA-...(you know) - Alchemist, 2007-03-08: 14:42:00


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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rhymes with humiliated

Sentence: Carole was humilifated by the continuing mishaps that plagued her.

Etymology: humiliate (to cause a painful loss of dignity) + fate (destiny)


petaj I guess that's just the way the fortunecookiecrumbles. - petaj, 2007-03-08: 02:56:00

excellent - wordmeister, 2007-03-08: 08:23:00

Nice one! - BMott, 2007-03-08: 23:49:00


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