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'Don't forget! I take half-cream, half-milk and two fake sugars. Thanks!'

DEFINITION: To be unable to dodge certain "social responsibilities", simply because everyone else expects you to do it. (You were just trying to be nice, but now...)

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Martyrvitude

bjorn

Created by: bjorn

Pronunciation: MAR-ter-vi-tude

Sentence: I couldn't really feel sorry for him - it was his own martyrvitude that got him into the (unpaid) Starbucks Bitch position in the first place.

Etymology: martyr + servitude

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bjorn I couldn't really feel sorry for his predicament: it was his own martyrvitude that got him into the unpaid Starbucks Bitch position in the first place. - bjorn, 2006-11-20: 18:06:00

bjorn I couldn't really feel sorry for him - it was his own martyrvitude that got him into the unpaid Starbucks Bitch position in the first place. - bjorn, 2006-11-20: 18:07:00

bjorn whoops (sorry) - bjorn, 2006-11-20: 18:07:00

bjorn admin pls feel free to delete this and above comments - bjorn, 2006-11-20: 18:08:00

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Saynoaphobia

Created by: JL0316

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Responsitention

Created by: ChrisCarrk

Pronunciation: re-spons-it-enshion

Sentence: Every day as he walked to and from the store, his respositention grew as the number of people who wanted lunch increased.

Etymology: responsibility+tension

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Sulkytasking

Created by: deadpanwalking

Pronunciation: SULK-ee-task-ing

Sentence: The internship at the Late Show With Conan O'Brien was great for my career even though I spent most of my time sulkytasking errands like bringing Robert Schmiegel his daily dosage of psychotropic drugs and mustache wax.

Etymology: sulk + multitasking

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Peersumption

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The peersumption now of my co-workers is that I'm the one to pick up the coffees.

Etymology: peer + assumption

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Helprison

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: hel-pri-son

Sentence: His extreme soft-heartedenss, although not fatal, left him in a constant state of helprison, which his friends happily exploited.

Etymology: help+prison

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Difrbint

Created by: timmy

Pronunciation: dif r b int

Sentence: Your difrbint

Etymology:

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Its a award winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - timmy, 2006-11-20: 17:10:00

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Orderling

Created by: chris

Pronunciation: aw-der-ling

Sentence: Although he had the potential to become a senior manager, Roger's good nature had rapidly turned him into the company orderling

Etymology: Order + Underling

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Doormatitis

Created by: jaberwocky

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Sentence: His doormatitis was so advanced that he couldn't refues anyone

Etymology: doormat + itis

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Comments:

- 2006-11-20: 09:49:00
Great one Chris!