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Verbotomist's Delight

This is a Darwinian greenhouse. To see the top verboticisms for each definition, visit the archives on the Verbotomy Blog.

Honey? Honey! Can you hear me?

DEFINITION: n., A slow computer with insufficient memory; also, a slow-thinking husband. v., To take an extraordinarily long time to respond to a relatively simple request.

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Come on! You must be pregnant...

DEFINITION: v., To enthusiastically congratulate a woman on her pending motherhood, only to be told that you are mistaken. n., The dashed expectations and pregnant silence that follows mistaken congratulations.

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I just bought her new shoes.

DEFINITION: v. , To over indulge your pet. n., A pet which has trained its owner to jump, rollover and beg.

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Excuse me, but are you giving us your full attention?

DEFINITION: v. , To groom oneself in inappropriate places or at inappropriate times n., A person who practices personal hygiene in public places.

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Yes, I know it's red.

DEFINITION: v., To slowly inch your vehicle forward at a red traffic light hoping that you can make it change faster. n., A driver who allows their vehicle to creep into the middle of an intersection while waiting for a red light.

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Aaaaah!!! My finger slipped.

DEFINITION: n., A feeling of regret and helplessness, which occurs once you realize that you have just sent out an erroneous email (i.e. one full of stupid mistakes). v., To send out an email and wish you hadn't.

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That cake is so dry it's completely indigestible!

DEFINITION: n., The fear that your service representative will retaliate after you have complained. v., To be afraid of bad service because you complained about it.

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