Verboticism: Soaparation

'My boyfriend disappeared in the laundry!'

DEFINITION: n., 1. The process by which pairs of socks are washed, dried, and then separated perhaps never to be reunited again. 2. The place where lost socks disappear to. v. To lose your mate in the wash.

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Soaparation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: so per ay shun

Sentence: Jenny's socks felt like laundry day was family court. They went through a soaparation process and at the end of the cycle, they were not together as a couple. Most seemed to weather the wash and rinse okay, but few survived as a pair through The Drying Game.

Etymology: Soap (cleansing agent) & Separation (the act of dividing or disconnecting)

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