Verboticism: Hamnesty

Hamnesty

Created by: Tigger

Definition: v., To not feel guilty about all the weight you're putting on, because you need all the extra calories you can get, to survive the harsh winter climate. n., A type of fat gained by mammals in preparation for winter hibernation.

Pronunciation: hām'-nə-stē

Sentence: "It sure is getting cold lately. Oh hey, if you're not going to finish that meat, I'll have the rest of it," said Margaret, adjusting her waistband, "and please pass the mashed potatoes and gravy," she stated, with hamnesty. She had been putting on quite a few pounds of insulard over the last few weeks.

Etymology: ham (Middle English, hamme "meat from the leg of a hog") + (Greek, amnéstía - oblivion, "a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment")

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Comments: Hamnesty

purpleartichokes - 2007-11-21: 04:29:00
Hilarious!!

Jabberwocky - 2007-11-21: 10:54:00
yes - very funny

OZZIEBOB - 2007-11-21: 16:34:00
It seems with Margaret that it's all going to waist! Great sentence & word.