Verboticism: Orphicnutricache

'There's a donut in your DVD Tray!'

DEFINITION: n. A hiding place which is used to store emergency supplies like donuts, booze and candies. v. To hide special treats in secret locations around your home or office, so you can access them when needed.

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Orphicnutricache

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: oar-phick-NOO-trih-CASH (orphinnutricached, orphicnutricacher)

Sentence: Shirly was mad-she cut her own hair- Putting on pounds though her cupboard was bare- Authorities came and seized her computers- She was a foodlum but they were like looters- Unearthing her privately secluded stash- But not her ORPHICNUTRICACHE

Etymology: ORPHIC+NUTRItion+CACHE=ORPHICNUTRICACHE_____ ORPHIC: having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence, beyond ordinary understanding......NUTRITOUS: the act or process of nourishing or being nourished, the sum of the processes by which an animal takes in and utilizes food substances; Middle English nutricioun, from Late Latin nutrition-, nutritio, from Latin nutrire.....CACHE: a secure place of storage, a hiding place especially for concealing and preserving provisions or implements; French, from cacher to press, hide, from Vulgar Latin *coacticare to press together, from Latin coactare to compel, frequentative of cogere to compel.

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Comments: Orphicnutricache

abrakadeborah - 2009-03-18: 03:10:00
That's a long word there Metrohumanx,Way to go! I can always count on your clever wit and humor and you're nice too :)

metrohumanx - 2009-03-18: 04:23:00
Thanks! I've been trying to shorten my words, but no luck.

silveryaspen - 2009-03-18: 11:48:00
Part of the fun is seeing how long your word is! Look forward to your intricate etymologies!