Verboticism: Passionit

'I do not need or use deodorant.'

DEFINITION: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

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Defibelation

bedens

Created by: bedens

Pronunciation: Dee-FIB-uh-lay-shun

Sentence: 1. (n.) "I voted with the best interest of my constituents in mind", he said with defibelation. 2. (v.) Johnny J. Politician defibilated when stating his position on health care reform.

Etymology: De (to remove) - fib (an untruth) - elation (with joy or happiness). Also incorporates part of "defibrillation", which is the act of restoring the heart to its normal rhythm.

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Verbile

Mrgoodtimes

Created by: Mrgoodtimes

Pronunciation: ver - bahyl

Sentence: The audience felt like they needed a shower after the latest eruption of verbile from the governor's mouth.

Etymology: Verbal - Bile Wash your mouth out with soap.

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Alfalsism

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: al-FALSE-ism

Sentence: During an election campaign you can always pick an alfalsism when they say "and I say this from the bottom of my heart".

Etymology: altruism (motivated by the common good) + false (dishonest)

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Inventruth

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: in-ven-trooth

Sentence: The candidate is famous for his use of inventruth. He is so good at it that his own mother is beginning to doubt her memory of her son's early life.

Etymology: invent (to produce or create with the imagination) + truth (conformity with fact or reality)

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Balonimony

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: ba-LO-na-mo-nee

Sentence: When he was running for office, he gave an oathspiel about how he cared about the environment; when he was elected, I realized it was just his bullief and nothing more than balonimony.

Etymology: baloney (a lie), testimony

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COMMENTS:

good one as usual! :-) - toadstool57, 2007-03-22: 07:47:00

Fantastic. - ErWenn, 2007-03-22: 08:02:00

Clever. :-) - jedijawa, 2007-03-22: 21:53:00

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Veritease

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: VEHR-ih-teez

Sentence: The audience sought verity from the muckraked Congresswoman, but she merely placated them with veritease.

Etymology: veri[ty] + tease; a "truth" that is really only teasing.

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Aletheadicate

personak

Created by: personak

Pronunciation: uh-lith-ee-AD-ih-cate

Sentence: It's obvious he's aletheadicating.

Etymology: Combination of "alethe" and "adicate" "alethe" from Greek "alethea" - true; "adicate" from Greek "adikeo" - wrong

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Governdelusional

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: guv - ern - deel - ew - shun - ul

Sentence: Some politicians and elected officials become governdelusional and don't even know what is true themselves anymore.

Etymology: govern, delusional

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Convenientuntruth

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: kon veen yent unt rooth

Sentence: a convenientuntruth is usually the result of a question they are glad you asked.

Etymology: convenient truth

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Doubledupe

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: dubbl/doop

Sentence: His argument that subways were inhabited by zombies was so convincing that it became a doubledupe and he always had to take the bus

Etymology: double + dupe and dupe + double

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I like that! - jedijawa, 2007-03-22: 21:55:00

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