Verboticism: Perambulance



Created by: petaj

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: per-AM-byu-lance

Sentence: Pammy, quit wailing like a siren and get off the road. Your perambulancing will get you killed one of these days.

Etymology: perambulate (walk) + ambulance (emergency vehicle that moves at high speed and has right of way)

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Comments: Perambulance

petaj - 2009-03-03: 07:03:00
Huh, just realised I've made three verbotomisms beginning with p in a row.