Verboticism: Motortoise

Motortoise

Created by: mweinmann

Definition: n. A driver who ignores the rules of the road by driving very slowly (i.e. at the legal limit) in the fast lane. v. To strictly observe the "suggested" speed limits, even when using the fast lane.

Pronunciation: mot - or - tus

Sentence: Elsie was a motortoise on the highway; she thought the passing lane was the lane you stayed in so everyone could pass you.

Etymology: motorist, tortoise (Belonging to any of several species of turtles that live strictly on land)

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Comments: Motortoise

Nosila - 2009-05-26: 16:02:00
Good one...she must be shell-shocked!