Verboticism: Tranceportation

'Did I miss my stop?'

DEFINITION: n., A semi-conscious state experienced by early morning commuters on a subway, bus or car. v., To mentally transport oneself in the opposite direction of which you are traveling.

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Created by: scoophy

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Tubatose

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: toob/a/tohs

Sentence: As the commuters settle down for the long ride to the city core, tubatose overtakes the passengers until they arrive at their destination.

Etymology: TUBATOSE - noun - from TUBE (name for British subway system) + COMATOSE (lacking alertness, or energy)

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metrohumanx Cool! That's almost an anagram, too. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:13:00

metrohumanx It has marching band implictions, also. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:14:00

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Comamute

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: coh-mah-myoot

Sentence: comamuting to work was both relaxing and nerve-racking at the same time.

Etymology: coma, commute

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Bah! This was the _second_ word I came up with this morning, after "trancit", which joelb beat me to. - ErWenn, 2007-09-25: 09:44:00

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Revermute

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Created by: kathleen

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Charlton would swear to you that his daily revermuting benefited his employer by allowing him to bring freshly opened eyes to the workplace, unfettered by preparation or forethought

Etymology: revert/reverie+commute

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Transitdentalism

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tran sit dent all ism

Sentence: When Jackie had to do his one hour bus commute each way to his work, he was able to zone out and use transitdentalism to lift his mind to a nicer place and time. He was proud of his illogistical skills which shortened his gruelling travel time.

Etymology: Transit (make a passage or journey from one place to another) & Transcedentalism (any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material)

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Subtose

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: sub/tohs

Sentence: Subtose overtakes the passengers as they settle down for the long ride to the city core from suburbia.

Etymology: subway, suburbanite + comatose

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Tranceportation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: trans-por-TAY-shun

Sentence: Over the many years he's been riding the metro to and from work, Larson has developed a remarkable tranceportation technique wherein he can experience a vacation on the beaches of Australia instead of enduring the humdrum daily communte.

Etymology: Play on the word 'transportation' using 'trance' (n. (a state of complete mental absorption or deep musing)

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libertybelle good one! - libertybelle, 2012-10-26: 14:09:00

DrWebsterIII got my vote - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-26: 15:22:00

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Comacommute

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: co-ma-co-MYOO-ta

Sentence: He was a coma, comacommuter, with ipod in his ears and abstracted kind of sneer. He had no idea, he'd gone past central, he just blankly stared ahead, fellow travellers thought him dead.

Etymology: Sung to the tune of Copa Copacabana. You all know what a coma is, and what a commuter is.

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petaj Please sing the next line... - petaj, 2010-01-28: 06:10:00

mrskellyscl Terrific - although you planted an earworm and I'm going to have it all day. - mrskellyscl, 2010-01-28: 09:05:00

His name was Rico, he worked for Ricoh, but that was four years ago when he used to have a job. Now it's a commute but not for Rico, he just rides around all days in a transitory daze... - Nosila, 2010-01-28: 09:15:00

I thought it was Karma Chameleon by Culture Club - Koekbroer, 2010-01-28: 11:38:00

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Transportmental

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: trans port men tal

Sentence: When Henry was in one of his Zen-like moods, he used the long commute by public transit as a transportmental meditation opportunity. Indeed he did this so often, the conductor would tell him...your fare will cost Zen dollars...ha, ha, ha!

Etymology: Transport (move something or somebody around; usually over long distances) & Transcedental Meditation(existing outside of or not in accordance with nature;continuous and profound contemplation or musing on a subject or series of subjects of a deep or abstruse nature)

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Tubatose

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: toob/a/tohs

Sentence: As passengers settle down for the long ride to the city core, tubatose overtakes the passengers until they arrive at their destination.

Etymology: tube (British subway) + comatose

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