Verboticism: Prescriptstun

'I'm clean! Clean as a needle!'

DEFINITION: n. The prescribed response of shock and denial that all world-class athletes follow when caught using banned drugs. v. To act shocked and deny guilt when accused of wrong-doing.

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: pre-SCRIP-stun

Sentence: Derek strode into the pretenssconference mistakenly confident that his prescriptstun would convince the world that he was clean.

Etymology: prescription (they always say it was prescribed for the flu) + script (used to rehearse for the press conference) + stun (shock)

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Comments: Prescriptstun

galwaywegian - 2007-05-23: 07:01:00
well done! (some would say too well done without some help, hmmmm)

Jabberwocky - 2007-05-23: 12:41:00
good one petaj

petaj - 2007-05-23: 18:40:00
Right galwaywegian, I'll see you at the pretenssconference after I consult my spindoctor about this terrible flu I'm suffering.