Verboticism: Motortoise


Created by: Stevenson0

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: moh/tawr/tuss

Sentence: She is a motortoise who drives 55 mph in the fast 55 mph lane.

Etymology: motorist + tortoise (turtle - slow) motor + (tor)toise and the mo + tortoise)

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Comments: Motortoise

Jabberwocky - 2008-04-07: 12:52:00
fantastic blend

OZZIEBOB - 2008-04-07: 20:32:00
Nice blend- I consider "Autotortoise" but it just didnt seem right.

Nosila - 2008-04-08: 01:53:00
Love the word, Stevenson0, it left me shell-shocked!

Mustang - 2008-04-08: 03:12:00
Great verboticism!!