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'Look at these lovely lunches. I'm tempted to steal one...'

DEFINITION: v., To swap your lousy lunch for a way tastier one found in the shared office fridge. n., A lunch which is borrowed from a coworker and will not be returned until after it has been consumed.

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Pilfridge

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pil-frij

Sentence: Ralph didn't believe that what he did should be classified as pilfridge. He observed on a daily basis that people rarely ate all that they brought for lunch. He considered it below his status to pick through the trash after they tossed the remnants so preemptive raids only made sense. Sally certainly didn't NEED that big chunk of cheesecake. He was doing her a favor by shaving it down to a reasonable size.

Etymology: pilfer (steal - typically things of relatively little value) + fridge (a refrigerator) Derivative of pilferage

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COMMENTS:

Very good! - Mustang, 2008-10-02: 05:31:00

Good one - OZZIEBOB, 2008-10-03: 05:49:00

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Stockedexchange

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: stock/ed/ex/change

Sentence: When Joe didn't have enough time to make a good lunch, he just visited the full staff fridge and performed a stockedexchange.

Etymology: STOCKEDEXCHANGE from STOCKED + STOCK EXCHANGE + EXCHANGE

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Fridgivore

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: frij-EE-vohr

Sentence: Sick of Roxie's "shanghai surprize," and with his workmates not willing to grubstake him, Bob became the office fridgivore hogging out on other fellows' tucker.

Etymology: Blend of FRIDGE: cabinet for keeping food cool" & -VORE: devour,consume, eat

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COMMENTS:

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-02: 09:18:00

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Smorgasborrowing

Created by: serickson

Pronunciation: smore' guss bahr' ro ing

Sentence: Jane would have gotten away with her smorgasborrowing yesterday if she hadn't gotten sick on Marty's desk after eating Marty's lunch.

Etymology: Swedish: s'mores - yummy chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker treat; OE - Gas - result of too much of the wrong food; ME - borrow - to receive from someone else

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Lunrob

Created by: Kealtyrock

Pronunciation: lun-rob

Sentence: The tuna salad sandwisch that Hilda brought for lunch was a victim of lunrob from the office refrigerator.

Etymology: lunch and rob to steal

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Fridgeraider

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: FRIDJ-ehr-ayder

Sentence: Dunston is a chronic fridgeraider, having no compulsion whatsoever about stealing other folks lunches from the office fridge.

Etymology: Blend of 'fridge' (refrigerator) and 'raider' (one who raids or steals)

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COMMENTS:

libertybelle ha ha! good one! - libertybelle, 2012-12-05: 14:52:00

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Supgrade

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: sup/grade

Sentence: The trick to improving your lunch without getting caught is to supgrade modestly.

Etymology: sup + upgrade

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COMMENTS:

Good word - TJayzz, 2008-10-02: 14:49:00

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Missamealioma

Created by: looseball

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Sandswitch

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: sand-swich

Sentence: To keep lunch interesting, Bob would either fillfer or have a sandswitch.

Etymology: sandwich, switch

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COMMENTS:

tasty! - galwaywegian, 2007-11-05: 07:23:00

MrDave2176 Another great word...that I also thought of! :) - MrDave2176, 2007-11-05: 08:39:00

perfect! - remistram, 2007-11-05: 10:48:00

very funy - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-05: 13:12:00

oops that should be funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-05: 13:12:00

Ilike it too! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-05: 16:28:00

funny in a different way - leechdude, 2007-11-05: 22:24:00

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Biloweme

Created by: NeuroGlyph

Pronunciation: Buy-low-me (rhymes with baloney)

Sentence: Biloweme is the spam of the anti healthy jam!

Etymology:

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-05: 02:55:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James'

OZZIEBOB - 2007-11-05: 06:09:00
Good definition,REMI! During 40+ years of work, I found it to be a regular occurrence- probably happening somewhere right now!

mplsbohemian - 2007-11-05: 10:07:00
This has produced a great batch of words so far!

remistram - 2007-11-05: 10:47:00
It happens to all of us at least once during our working life!

purpleartichokes - 2007-11-05: 11:00:00
Happened with dip I brought in. Caught him in the act. Wouldn't be so bad if he wasn't double-dipping. And didn't have really poor oral hygiene. And I wasn't sure that it was his first offense and I had actually eaten the dip after him at some point. Yuck!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-02: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James