Verboticism: Drdoolittler


Created by: Jamagra

Definition: n. A person who has the highly developed ability to communicate on a direct level with any type of animal, except for human beings. v. To talk to animals because you know that communicating with people is useless.

Pronunciation: doc/ter/doo/lit'/ler

Sentence: Dr. John, the local veterinarian, had an uncanny ability to communicate with all animals, except goldfish. Hopefully, what with having purchased "The Idiot's Guide to Goldfish", he'd soon be fluent. Dr. John didn't know quite as many animal languages as that guy in Puddleby-on-the-Marsh, or even as many farm dialects as that Dr. Herriot in Yorkshire, but he felt he had a pretty good grip overall. Perhaps he too would one day be known as a regular DrDoolittler.

Etymology: Dr. Doolittle: in children's stories, a doctor who shuns human patients in favor of animals + -er: suffix meaning "one who..."

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Comments: Drdoolittler

Nosila - 2008-03-28: 23:07:00
I like the word, Jamagra and i am not just being PETty!