Verboticism: Slipnaughts

Slipnaughts

Created by: silveryaspen

Definition: n. An out-of-body, or out-of-brain, experience which occurs when faced with a demanding intellectual challenge. v. To lose your train of thought while trying to demonstrate your intellectual prowess.

Pronunciation: slip naughts

Sentence: Mr. S. M. Arty Pants pompously pontificated his perspicacious perceptions perpetually. People paid little attention to his weary, dreary, tiresome tedious technical talking. Suddenly, his speech suspended when his mind suffered slipnaughts and left him tied up in silence.

Etymology: SLIP, NAUGHT, SLIPKNOTS. When a mind slips (falls)into naughts (nothings), it becomes all slipknotted (tied up) in silence.

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Comments: Slipnaughts

mweinmann - 2009-04-15: 08:49:00
hahaha....slipknots are pefect...they can go either way, as evidenced by Mr. Arty Pants...

splendiction - 2009-04-15: 21:35:00
- great blending, crafty name "Smarty Pants" and effective alliteration! Stunning.

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-16: 18:50:00
I'm shcpitting on my schreeen az I read your "slipnaughts" and I'm perpetually shaying you're obshurevayshuns are schpot on! :)