Verboticism: Antipathetiquist

Antipathetiquist

Created by: readerwriter

Definition: v. To ignore conventional wisdom and traffic rules by walking in areas normally restricted to motor vehicles. n. An aggressive pedestrian who feels it is their god-given right to walk in the middle of the road.

Pronunciation: an-tee-path-eh-tih-qihst

Sentence: One morning at Java N A Feela, the combination coffee shop and massage parlor in the center of town, Supine Downey, the Mayor, put it to Miss Willa Judge, the author of Heard It In The Holler, a question and answer forum in the local paper..."Now that we have a traffic light and solid yeller lines, what do we do about all these anitipathetiquists who want to walk their horses through town?" "Increase the speed limit," was her reply, "Make 'em run...so they don't have time to leave no messes or play Bingo in the parking spaces."

Etymology: From ANTI, against + PATH, a walkway + ETIQUETTE, protocol, conventions; also playing on PATHETIC, pitiful, moving (heh heh)

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Comments: Antipathetiquist

metrohumanx - 2009-03-05: 13:14:00
VERY good!