Verboticism: Oafsistance

'Let me hold the door for you...'

DEFINITION: n., A gallant gesture which does not produce the desired effect because of poor execution. v., To offer a small gesture of assistance, which backfires as you trip over your own kind intentions.

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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: oaf-sis-tins

Sentence: "Let me be of oafsistance" were the last words she heard before sitting down in the chair that was no longer there.

Etymology: oaf, assistance

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Comments: Oafsistance

petaj - 2007-10-26: 09:22:00
Oaffer heavens sakes

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-26: 12:06:00

mryder - 2007-10-26: 15:28:00

OZZIEBOB - 2007-10-28: 02:49:00
Ilike it a lot. Good sentence,too!