Verboticism: Carstipate

Carstipate

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Definition: n. A driver who ignores the rules of the road by driving very slowly (i.e. at the legal limit) in the fast lane. v. To strictly observe the "suggested" speed limits, even when using the fast lane.

Pronunciation: kahr-stuh-PEYT

Sentence: Whilst driving Bob slow, dribble-to -rule approach left a long line of carstipated drivers behind him.

Etymology: Blend of CAR & CONSTIPATE: prevent passage through; impede; crowd together

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Comments: Carstipate

Jamagra - 2008-04-07: 14:05:00
I can just hear a traffic reporter saying "The highway is carstipated" instead of "congested". Love it!

Jabberwocky - 2008-04-07: 16:46:00
hate those traffic fumes

purpleartichokes - 2008-04-07: 18:10:00
Love it! Yep, a great word to describe a traffic jam.

arrrteest - 2008-04-07: 20:58:00
It's a natural!

Nosila - 2008-04-08: 01:49:00
Bob, it makes me think you fuel up with prune juice! Great word...very binding!

Softbagel14 - 2008-04-08: 23:38:00
love it!