Verboticism: Toolekinesis

'Little ax, are you awake?'

DEFINITION: v. To talk to, encourage and advise inanimate objects, in hopes that they will work better. n. A person who talks to their tools, cars, kitchen appliances, furniture, or whatever...

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: tule/eh/kin/ee/sis

Sentence: Sam thought that by means of toolekinesis he could build his deck at record speed. He took it as a personal affront and considered it a rebellion when he accidentally screwed his foot onto a plank.

Etymology: tool + telekinesis

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Comments: Toolekinesis

silveryaspen - 2009-03-25: 14:48:00
Is Sam related to Tim the toolman on the tv show Home Improvement?

silveryaspen - 2009-03-25: 14:53:00
It's such a cute creation I can't help exclaiming Holy Tooledo!