Verboticism: Linguafreakout

Linguafreakout

Created by: readerwriter

Definition: n. A person who has the highly developed ability to communicate on a direct level with any type of animal, except for human beings. v. To talk to animals because you know that communicating with people is useless.

Pronunciation: lihng-gwa-freek-owt

Sentence: Her parents thought it might have begun with that cute little sock monkey she was given on her first birthday. But, as her world expanded to include a pet dog, generations of hamsters, three cats, birds of many colors and sizes, endless trips to many zoos across the country, horses and a private stable at twelve, the llamas and alpacas, that safari in her twenties followed by an attempt at veterinary school, the cycles between her linguafreakouts were becoming closer and closer.

Etymology: From LINGUA FRANCA, meaning language used by persons who speak different languages + FREAK OUT, slang, meaning to make or become highly agitated

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