Verboticism: Craptitude

Craptitude

Created by: Tjay33

Definition: n., A "talent" for which an individual takes a great deal of personal pride, even though it is just a common, mundane skill that almost everyone can do. v., To take pride in a special talent which in fact is not special at all.

Pronunciation: Cr-ap-tee-tude

Sentence: Billy's parents actively encouraged him to eat enormous amounts as they thouht he had a natural craptitude for eating. The proud look on their faces said it all when Billy started to tuck into his fourth family sized bag of crisps.

Etymology: Crap(nonsense, rubbish) + Aptitude(an ability,inclination or skill)

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Jabberwocky - 2008-11-18: 10:55:00
that definitely would produce a load of craptitude