Verboticism: Altercashion

'But my other sock has a hole in it...'

DEFINITION: To have a big fight over nothing, that is really a fight about money.

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Altercashion

Created by: ziggy41

Pronunciation: All-turr-kay-shen [or] All-turr-ka-shen

Sentence: It was hard to determine her statement "Can't you take better care of our dog!" was an altercashion. My first clue was that we didn't have a dog.

Etymology: Altercation (a fight) + cash (money)

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Comments: Altercashion

Jabberwocky - 2007-07-16: 14:43:00
love the word!

ziggy41 - 2007-07-16: 16:05:00
really? or is that just the start of a billibuster! =D

Jabberwocky - 2007-07-16: 16:17:00
hmm - I detect a bit of sarcasm - maybe make that the start of a ballibuster

galwaywegian - 2007-07-17: 04:17:00
sounds more like an alterriercashion