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'Why can't I get my allowance in cash?'

DEFINITION: v. To exclusively use credit cards, debit cards and/or electronic banking in order to avoid using, or even touching, old fashioned cash. n. A person who never pays for anything using real money.

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Snubbrass

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: snub-bra-ss

Sentence: Snodgrass, had avoided carrying cash for many years, when in his early childhood he contracted a weird flesh eating disease from some money exchanged in a dirty fish market. Now as he handed, with his skeletal-looking fingers, a debit card to his young son he was shocked when the boy asked. "Dad, why do all the kids at school call me a snubbrass?"

Etymology: snub (avoid) + brass (sl. for coins)

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COMMENTS:

petaj In the illustration, Snodgrass's skeletal fingers are cleverly concealed in fleshy prosthetic gloves. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:02:00

guess they aren't penny pinchers! Very clever create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 10:03:00

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Dollarepsy

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: daw-ler-epp-see

Sentence: Jim's dollarepsy was so severe that he ignored the $20 bill that he spotted on his neighbour's front lawn.

Etymology: dollar + epsy (as in affected by)

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Increditable

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: inkreditəbəl

Sentence: Marsha's ability to spend money is increditible, not that she ever touches that nasty paper stuff. Who knows where it has been or who has handled it? When the grocery clerk asks "paper or plastic?" Marsha is strictly a plastic girl. She handles a credit card with the skill and dexterity of a ninja with a throwing star. Don't even mention coins in her presence. That is the stuff of peasants.

Etymology: credit (the ability of a customer to obtain goods or services before payment, based on the trust that payment will be made in the future) + incredible (impossible to believe)

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Cardiologicist

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: car/dio/loj/i/sist

Sentence: Steve knew in his heart and in his mind that credit was the most logical way to do business. He was a cardiologicist.

Etymology: card + logicist + cardiologist

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Super clever sentence and word - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 10:09:00

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Debitutante

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: deb it tu tant

Sentence: Deb was about to launch herself into high society in the hope of meeting an eligible young man, from an equal or better income bracket. Her mother, Mrs. Harry Bottoms Pincher III, of Fifth Avenue, Palm Beach and the Cayman Islands (or Penny, as her society chums and former chorus line peers knew her), had spared no expense in decking out the lovely Deb in a Dior gown and Tiffany jewels for the glittering soiree. Being refined as she was, Penny, had taught young Deb that La Creme de la Societe, to which they belonged, never touched vulgar cash themselves. Why, that was why one employed servants and lawyers. No, Penny had taught young Deb that it was classier to become a Debitutante and carry her boundless debit card with her at all times. It was safer than carrying cash and afterall,it was better to Heir on the side of caution...

Etymology: Debutante (a young woman making her debut into society) & Debit (a card which allows you to pay for goods directly from your own bank account; an accounting entry acknowledging sums that are owing)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Hahahaha....VERY interesting approach! Sometimes i worry about you, Nosie! :) - metrohumanx, 2009-03-13: 01:46:00

Thanks, I think, metro...sometimes I worry about you,too, but for different reasons...Cheers! - Nosila, 2009-03-13: 01:54:00

I busted out LAUGHING when I saw Deb! Oh LAWD! I love you all! LOL! - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-13: 01:59:00

metrohumanx When you're chewing on life's gristle- Don't worry...give a whistle! Always look on the sunny side of life. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-13: 02:09:00

Thank you Nosila :) You are too funny! I'm Cinderfreakinrella on Metrohumanx I'll be Sendherafreakinfella on yours :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-13: 02:37:00

hehehe - galwaywegian, 2009-03-13: 04:31:00

Wait until Deb and her mom Penny meet Max Out! Bank up the votes for this one! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 09:42:00

Very entertaining! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:26:00

Thanks Nosila,I voted for this word of yours :) You're hilarious! - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-14: 19:19:00

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Indebtermined

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: in/deh/ter/min/ed

Sentence: He was indebtermined to avoid paying cash.

Etymology: in debt + determined

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COMMENTS:

amazing how so many people are anxious to remain indebtermined! This one will pop out of my head everytime some one tells me about deeply indebtermined they are! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 19:02:00

left a word out of the last line ... about how deeply indebtermined they are! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 19:03:00

Debtedly a great word! - Nosila, 2009-03-13: 19:11:00

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Sleasypay

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: sleez e pay

Sentence: Sal was warned not to put her sleasypay tab on her keychain. Well, sure enough, Sal lost her fourth set of keys along with her sleasy pay tab! She was responsible for any and all purchases made with the sleasy tab even if she reported it left her own hands! (Not to mention her car could be driven by anyone!) The sleasy tab was all too easy! Sal worried her credit and bank cards could be used the same way... but she still wouldn’t give them up! They were so easy!

Etymology: From sleazy (contemptible) and easypay, a form of plastic payment. It means: a disreputable form of payment.

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Publiplastican

Created by: dvalene

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Masterhard

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: mastərhärd

Sentence: Willie hates cash. He makes a point of never touching the dirty stuff. He had a masterhard time when he was told that tickets were on a cash-only basis for the upcoming Johnny Cashless and Plastico Domingo Concert.

Etymology: MasterCard (a credit card) + hard (difficult)

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Phobuc

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: foh buhk

Sentence: his psychiatrist diagnosed him as phobuc, and set up a direct debit billing system

Etymology: phobic, buck

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-13: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-24: 00:51:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James