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'I quit! I'm free!'

DEFINITION: n. A feeling of euphoria which occurs when you finally quit your boring, mind-numbingly dull, and emotionally unrewarding job. v. To quit your job and feel good about it.

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Created by: mustilicor


Sentence: Abergophoria is often a short-lived pleasure, much like the nice, warm feeling of wetting your pants.

Etymology: ab - away from; ergo - work; and of course euphoria it has the word 'gopher' in there, which is always a plus.


true friendship is like wetting your pants, everyone can see it, but only you can feel its true warmth - mana1066, 2007-05-06: 22:51:00


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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: whee fohrr tee feye vvvvvvvv

Sentence: His weefortyfive felt like a holiday, whioch was just as well, as it was the closest he would get to one for quite a while

Etymology: p45 wheee!


Funny!!! - TJayzz, 2008-07-14: 07:40:00

welcome back galway - bookowl, 2008-07-14: 11:03:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-14: 12:03:00


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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: gid - dee - part - chure

Sentence: After her boss yelled at her yet again, Gloria had a giddyparture. She made one last grand "gesture" at him; picked up her purse, clicked her heels, gave a loud cheer and walked out for good.

Etymology: giddy, departure


giddyup! - Nosila, 2009-11-21: 01:24:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ree zyne and shyne

Sentence: Jake was so excited, he experienced resignandshine. After many years of toiling at a job he hated, for ungrateul bosses and a company who did not value him, he quit. He had taken that fateful stroll through the Disenchanted Forest, from where no employee returns. He never felt better. The relief, sense of liberation and possibilities bedazzled him. It was great to call the boss from Tahiti and tell him to stuff his crummy job. Yes, winning that big lottery turned his vocation into a vacation, permanently!

Etymology: Resign (quit voluntarily from a position or job) & Shine (experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion)...Play on Rise and Shine

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Created by: mplsbohemian


Sentence: My life is destroyed because of whatwillneverhappentome.

Etymology: Coined in a fit of despair after being turned down by yet another job possibility and staying stuck in a job that is destroying me.


Oh dear! There, there. Here's a few points for you. Love, VerbMomtomist. P.S. Try (or course, if you are in the U.S. or fancy living there.) - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-04: 21:15:00

Those three points just made my day. I feel bad for abusing the game--it's just been a little bit beyond one of those days today. And I did think someone else might relate. But tomorrow, I'm off. :D CINCO DE MAYO! I have to keep soldiering, looking for new work, or better yet, looking for more education. Thanks again. PS It could be worse. My job is not dull, but what emotional rewards there are are a pyrrhic victory. - mplsbohemian, 2007-05-04: 22:39:00

I should also say that I went from discovering a job rejection to hitting Verbotomy in about three minutes' time, so I was very hot under the collar. - mplsbohemian, 2007-05-04: 22:41:00


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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: lib-err-vahn-uh

Sentence: After working for fifteen years in a totalitarian matriarchy, James was finally able, with the help of the NJEA, to cast off the yoke of academic opression and finally appreciate the sublime state of LIBERVANA which made every day blissful, and now every minute feels like.....SATURDAY.

Etymology: LIBERation+niRVANA LIBERATION-to be freed from opression NIRVANA-perfect state of mind


metrohumanx Here's one for ya: Thanks, everybody. - metrohumanx, 2008-07-14: 05:18:00

every minute feels like Saturday - wow!! - Jabberwocky, 2008-07-14: 13:03:00


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Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: nine-to-five

Sentence: After sticking two fingers up at his evil boss, jamming the photocopying machine and unleashing a virus onto the office server, Phil laughed as he went to the pub to begin his new life as a winetofiver.

Etymology: nine to five (standard office shift pattern) & wine (intoxicating drink)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: yip pee fawr tee fye vvv

Sentence: The sense of yippeefortyfive was enhanced briefly with the succesful part insertion of his report into his line managers.... erm, backup filing system.

Etymology: yippee, p45

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Created by: Pasicheio

Pronunciation: Hap-You-Lay-Shun

Sentence: having finally quit his job, John felt overwhelming hapulation

Etymology: Happy; Elation

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: rehd unnn dan sing

Sentence: News of his sacking led to a bout of redundancing. The court summons was not as ecstatically recieved

Etymology: redundancy, dancing


redundancing with the stars... - Nosila, 2009-11-21: 01:23:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-04: 02:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd.
Thank you ohmytodd! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-05-04: 03:24:00
So many good words already. I'll have to think about this after I exit MPOW, and head for the carpark. (Only vehiciousexiting going on at this time of the day) I wonder if there will be even a minor thrill as I'm only leaving for a long weekend.

Jabberwocky - 2007-05-04: 14:08:00
I heard this one years ago but I can't let the day go without passing it on to people who like funny word combos - Today is Star Wars Day - "May the 4th be with you"!!

wordmeister - 2007-05-06: 23:31:00
Maybe we should do a Star Wars week...

hooterbug hooterbug - 2008-07-14: 11:42:00
Discombobulated! One of my all-time favorite words, nice to see it used.

lumina - 2008-07-14: 14:35:00

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-20: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd. Thank you ohmytodd. ~ James