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'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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Trancit

joelb

Created by: joelb

Pronunciation: TRAN-sit

Sentence: It was a wonder that I headed i the right direction during this morning's trancit.

Etymology: trance + transit

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COMMENTS:

Dadnugget! You beat me to this word. Gotta get up earlier or stay up later. - ErWenn, 2007-09-25: 09:43:00

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Backmind

Created by: tiffanybiggs420

Pronunciation: [bak][mahynd]

Sentence: I used to always backmind home on the way to school because I hated it so much.

Etymology: my brain, 4:20

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Lowbusposition

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: loh/bus/poe/zi/shun

Sentence: Since Chris is very tall and the bus is very low, he assumes the lowbusposition whenever he travels.

Etymology: Lotus position + low + bus

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Tripnotized

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: Trip-no-tyz-dh

Sentence: I was tripnotized by the dancers on the subway, and ended up watching them till three stops passed my own.

Etymology: Trip+hypnotized

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DrWebsterIII EXCELLENT! - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-26: 23:01:00

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Traverie

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: TRAV-er-ree

Sentence: The moon was still visible as Bob rideranged, in a transfixed traverie, on the 5.55am express to Melbourne. In his semi-consciousness, he thought that he was an astronaut aboard Apollo 13, exclaiming loudly: "OK, Houston, we've had a problem here " to the amusement of his fellow travellers.

Etymology: Traverie n. Blend of travel & reverie(daydream) Riderange: v. int. Blend of rider & derange (disordered, throw out of order) Pron: ry-DEE-range

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very good - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 11:19:00

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Dumbustruck

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: DUM - BUS - STRUK

Sentence: Dean would always be dumbustrucked whilst commuting to work. Staring out the window falling in love with strange women was a great distraction from being a sad straphanger

Etymology: DUMBSTRUCK (unresponsive, stupefied, speechless) plus a simple "U" alluding to "bus" dumb + bus + struck

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Metrograde

Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: me-truh-greyd

Sentence: Tim was experiecing metrograde as he bounced along on the vapidtransit system, thinking back on his weekend in Monaco watching truly rapid transit in the form of a grand prix. Of course, he lost his metrosexappeal when the drool dribbled down his chin and puddled on his chest.

Etymology: metro transit + retrograde

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COMMENTS:

I think I've seen Tim on my way to work and almost slipped in the drool - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-25: 13:27:00

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Transitdentalmeditation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: tranz/it/den/tal/med/i/tay/shun

Sentence: I find the transitdentalmeditation technique is the most effective way to remove the stress of the daily commute while bringing fulfillment and contentment to life - it is achieved by gently gritting your teeth to absorb the vibrations of the subway track - no drooling allowed!

Etymology: transit + dental + transcendental meditation

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COMMENTS:

very nice! - astorey, 2008-08-26: 10:57:00

Great minds think alike...I had picked that word first but thought it too long...guess I should have followed that train of thought! - Nosila, 2008-08-26: 20:43:00

Now i know the word for the feeling I had as child whilst on the "tooth-rack" railway in Tasmanis. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-27: 04:49:00

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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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Transitdentalmeditation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: tranz/it/den/tal/med/i/tay/shun

Sentence: I find the transitdentalmeditation technique is the most effective way to remove the stress of the daily commute while bringing fulfillment and contentment to life - it is achieved by gently gritting your teeth to absorb the vibrations of the subway track - no drooling allowed!

Etymology: transit + dental + transcendental meditation

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COMMENTS:

Must be a tooth-rack railway you're on Jabber! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-25: 17:54:00

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