Verboticism: Menagerieatrois

'Do you think it's time that Elsie started sleeping on the floor?'

DEFINITION: v. To allow your pet to sleep in your bed even though it may squirrel into your pillows, hog all the sheets, and bulldoze you on to the floor. n. A pet which sleeps in its owner's bed.

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men a jah ree a twa

Sentence: When Angus moved in with Cattelena, he herd that her bovine was to menagerieatrois with them. Sometimes he wished he had been more of a maverick and had had time to ruminate; take a poll or gotten a Papal Bull about the hayrrangement. Suddenly, phrases like "Hit the Hay", "BedSpread", "Counterpain", "Rustling the sheets", "Udder ecstasy", "Beef Tongue", "Ranch Dressing", "Ride a Limousin" and "DetOX" took on a whole new meaning for him. And many's a night he awoke Friesian because someone had steered the covers off him or he had a very sharp pain in his calf! Every morning, there was a stampede for the bathroom. At this rate,and with his short horn, he would never be a fodder.

Etymology: menage a trois ("sleeping" arrangement of 2 with a third participant, wink, wink, nod, nod, say no more, a wink's as good as a nod to a blind horse) & menagerie (a facility where animals are kept)

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Comments: Menagerieatrois

silveryaspen - 2008-03-13: 02:16:00
Absolutely hilarious! Great last line! Brilliant etymology. Exceptional Word!

petaj - 2008-03-13: 03:57:00
tres magnifishe

galwaywegian - 2008-03-13: 08:11:00
brilliant!

picabomama - 2008-03-13: 13:33:00
Hard to say, but perfect!

Nosila - 2008-03-13: 19:41:00
Cheers, all! Do you think this couple cud live happily heifer after??

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-13: 21:59:00
Thought of it; thought again: moved on!Crazy, but I like it.