Verboticism: Lurchase

Lurchase

Created by: dochanne

Definition: n., The wondrous, and the "wonder how I'm going to pay for it" feelings of the holiday shopping season. v., To stumble through a shopping mall like a zombie on a buying binge, grabbing anything and everything that will fit on your credit card.

Pronunciation: Lur-chis

Sentence: Deanne stumbled through the endless maze of brightly decorated, tinsellated, festoonyoulated and carol-playing shops, stupefied and buying random objects that caught her attention. She zomgrabitated to items of medium size and moderate cost, vaguely recalling her credit limit and dragging her stumbleboon behind her. With glazed unblinking eyes she spotted a shiny articulating hand-held kitchen whizzywidget and immediately zomplasticated it, adding her latest lurchase to her already stuponderous load.

Etymology: Lurch - brrrraaaiiinnnnsssss!!! Purchase - acquire through the dangerous use of plastic when the brain is in a zombastic state.

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Comments: Lurchase

metrohumanx - 2008-12-17: 12:14:00
I want one, too.

Jabberwocky - 2008-12-17: 13:25:00
nice

hyperborean - 2008-12-17: 19:20:00
You're on a roll!

Nosila - 2008-12-17: 21:44:00
Very, scary realistic story!