Verboticism: Folliculology

'Her hair is not!'

DEFINITION: v. To assess an individual's current mental state, or identify hidden personality traits, through careful analysis of their hairstyle. n. A method of psychoanalysis based hairdos and don'ts.

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Prostyling

Created by: kdhills

Pronunciation: Pro-Stie-ling

Sentence: The TSA has come under fire in recent weeks for the supposedly prostyling travelers and administering unnecessary secondary screenings.

Etymology: Profiling + Styling

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Coiffenalysis

Created by: andystephenson

Pronunciation: kwaf-nalli-sis

Sentence: I performed a quick coiffenalysis and realised that she was in a very bad mood.

Etymology: Coiffure + analysis

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Salonalysis

bjorn

Created by: bjorn

Pronunciation: salon-alysis

Sentence: By a cursory salonalysis of his hairstyle, it was readily apparent he was from an outer borough.

Etymology: salon + analysis

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Headcheck

Created by: gregbatch

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Frizzometer

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: frizz-oh-meet-er

Sentence: Jack looked at Alice and his frizzometer told him that based upon her wildly mused hair she was having a very bad day.

Etymology: frizz (frizzy hair) + o (all inventions from the 50's had o in their title) + meter (to gauge)

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Infurpretate

Created by: danboaz

Pronunciation: in-fir-pre-tate

Sentence: When interviewing folks for new postitions the recruiter typically delved kno further than his infurpretation

Etymology: Fur + interpretation

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Coiffid

ubgrud

Created by: ubgrud

Pronunciation: cwaff-id

Sentence: My gosh! James must be going through a hard time if his coiffid is any indication. I've never seen a cowlick quite like that one.

Etymology: coiffe - hairdo id - freud re. basic needs

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Tresstimate

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: tress-te-mayt

Sentence: as she walked in the room it was clear that 90% of the people there had already started tresstimating her abilities

Etymology: tress, estimate

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Follicopathy

elstiko

Created by: elstiko

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Trichoanalysis

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: try-co-a-nal-a-sis

Sentence: Sven gave up his psychology course for hairdressing, but still liked to analyse his customers. He called it trichoanalysis

Etymology: trich (prefix meaning hair or thread) + psychoanalysis (you know what that is)

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COMMENTS:

petaj Somehow I stumbled over this old one and had to have a go. - petaj, 2007-03-07: 03:28:00

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