Verboticism: Orthocue

'Why do you keep making those stupid faces?'

DEFINITION: v. intr., To silently signal the position of a piece of food on a person's face using hand gestures, facial expressions and tonguing motions. n., A nonverbal communication system used to alert and assist diners with food on their faces.

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Orthocue

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Pronunciation: aor-tho-ku

Sentence: "She opened her lips and I thought she was going to kiss me! Instead she was moving her toung side-to-side in a delibarate act of orthocuation because I had food on my cheeks. Perhaps after my face was clean, she would kiss me."

Etymology: ortho (mouth) + cue (gesture)

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