Verboticism: Spinquiry

'My wheelbarrow needs a seat...'

DEFINITION: v. To ask a someone a bizarre question in order to get them to think outside their mental little boxes. (And to see if they are actually listening.) n. A creative provocation designed to pull people out of their daily stupor.

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Spinquiry

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: spin - qury

Sentence: Maude's spinquiry about whether the dingbats were making all the noise in their attic caught Clyde's attention.

Etymology: Spin and Inquiry - Spin=to turn things around, change them Inquiry=question

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Comments: Spinquiry

Banky - 2009-03-11: 11:26:00
Very good combination!

silveryaspen - 2009-03-11: 21:53:00
Delightful

Nosila - 2009-03-12: 00:15:00
great word,rombus...spintastic