Verboticism: Pavlovegantheory

Pavlovegantheory

Created by: Jabberwocky

Definition: v. To use animal training techniques to improve and direct the behavior of other people. n. A technique which uses the principles of animal training to solve a human behavioral riddle.

Pronunciation: pav/low/veegan/theory

Sentence: The pavlovegantheory explores conditioning the reflexes of patrons to eat only vegetables when the subjects hear a bell ringing. An example would be the huge success of Potaco Bell.

Etymology: Pavolovian theory (dog's salivating when they hear a bell ringing) + vegan

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Comments: Pavlovegantheory

stache - 2008-05-19: 08:34:00
couldn't see your verbotomy on my first list; thought I was the first with a Pavlov reference. Nice application.

stache - 2008-05-19: 13:11:00
couldn't see your verbotomy on my first list; thought I was the first with a Pavlov reference. Nice application.