Verboticism: Ohmnavidud

Ohmnavidud

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Definition: v., To run out of batteries during the holidays, especially on Christmas morning when all the kids and half the adults are screaming for their new toys. n., A battery or personal energy shortage created by over-consumption.

Pronunciation: OM-navi-DUD

Sentence: Despite months of work decorating his house with lights and other yuletide paraphernailia, Bob's Christmas, quickly, upon the flick of a switch, turned into a personal and festive ohmnavidud. Merry Xmas to all.

Etymology: Georg OHM, in 1827, gave his complete theory of electricity. His work greatly influenced the theory and applications of current electricity. OM or AUM: In Hinduism (and some other religions) the source of manifest existence. OM pervades life and runs through our breath: it is our spiritual and emotional energy. NAVIDAD: "Christmas" in Spanish, as in "Feliz Navidad." DUD: an event or thing that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey - a christmas one, no doubt."

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Comments: Ohmnavidud

metrohumanx - 2008-12-24: 04:02:00
EXCELLENT techno-blend!

silveryaspen - 2008-12-24: 11:10:00
Excellent originality and etymology, too.

Jabberwocky - 2008-12-24: 15:13:00
terrific - Merry Christmas