Verboticism: Springleaning

'Yikes! Spring is almost here and this stupid scale is still wrong.'

DEFINITION: n. That sinking feeling you get when you realize that you will be shedding your winter coat, before you can possibly shed the extra layer of insulation (i.e. fat) that you gained over the winter. v. To worry about your weight.

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Springleaning

thegoatisbad

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Pronunciation: spring-lem-ing

Sentence: Kimberly yawned and began to excavate her way out of her bedding. When she looked out of the window in her Den and saw the daffodils poking through layers of dead leaves and sticks; she knew it was time for springleaning. She began by dusting off and climbing onto the scale. The number was no more grisly than it had been in previous years and she glanced at the number, at herself in the mirror and then began searching her pantry for rice cakes.

Etymology: spring ("time of growth") + gleaning (gather bit by bit) Play on "Spring Cleaning"

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