Verboticism: Soothdecay

'The numbers are falling!'

DEFINITION: v. To get freaked out by falling numbers and the prophets of doom who are eternally peddling their message of imminent global collapse. n. A type of mass hysteria created by the fear of falling numbers.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: sueth/dee/kay

Sentence: Economic soothsayers are the harbingers of soothdecay. A positive outlook and good dollar hygiene is what the world needs now.

Etymology: sooth (reality) + decay + soothsayer + tooth decay

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Comments: Soothdecay

petaj - 2009-03-03: 06:53:00
thaths tho funny

GlobalGallery - 2009-03-03: 07:52:00
Clever use of a single letter. You can make a dental patient crazy. Just change the d to an m.

silveryaspen - 2009-03-03: 12:11:00
reminds me of the old saw ... dental floss for the brain! Super sentence. Super word!