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'Her hair is not!'

DEFINITION: v. To assess an individual's current mental state, or identify hidden personality traits, through careful analysis of their hairstyle. n. A method of psychoanalysis based hairdos and don'ts.

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Ponytelltale

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: poh-nee-el-teyl

Sentence: Anne is usually quite meticulous with her appearance. She spends a fair amount of time in the morning getting her hair just right. It doesn't require tips from Sigmund Freud to pick out her bad-mood days. The ponytelltale sends co-workers scurrying in every direction but in her path. If all she has done is cram her locks into a scrunchie the world better look out.

Etymology: ponytail (an arrangement of the hair in a long lock drawn tightly against the back of the head and cinched so as to hang loosely) + telltale (a thing serving to reveal or disclose something)

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Reconnoithair

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: reck/con/noyt/air

Sentence: His job was to reconnoithair the party and alert all incoming males of any signs of PMS.

Etymology: reconnoiter + hair

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Folifrazycology

Created by: Hjason

Pronunciation: folly-fraz-e-cology

Sentence: Using folifrazycolgy, we were able to determine that Ken was a lazy individual.

Etymology: folicle-frazzle-psycology

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Rapuzzle

Created by: dekra

Pronunciation: rah-puzzle

Sentence: She presented a new attitude every, with the same golden smile, but a very different rapuzzle. They would watch her from the office window, changing the the tone of their greetings and timbre of their voices based on the level of frizzy topography her locks presented.

Etymology: Rapunzel(Classic fairy tale character with long golden hair) + Puzzle

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Foliclues

Created by: cannibalgymnastics

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Focularnalisis

Deadpanlives

Created by: Deadpanlives

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Groomreading

Created by: mdschermer

Pronunciation: GROOM-rea-ding

Sentence: After some careful groomreading, I have decided that you must be one confused individual and are not just having a bad hair day.

Etymology: to groom + to read

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Pilidivinate

Created by: torgo

Pronunciation: pilly-div-in-ate.

Sentence: I have mastered the art of pilidivination. see that girl over there? Total nutter.

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Hairanalysis

Created by: mike6426

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Barnetologist

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: bar net olo gist

Sentence: he was a true barnetologist, able to read right through the hair line.

Etymology: barnet, an English colloquialism of a hair do.

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Comments:

chris - 2006-12-01: 11:32:00
I like 'coiffology'.....

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 11:49:00
I like hairballogy, but then again I created it. I guess it's lucky we can't vote for our own words...

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-12-01: 12:40:00
CHANGES TO VOTING AND SCORING
Due to popular demand we are changing the voting and scoring rules. Here is how the new setup works:
1. Voting: Each player gets two "plus" Votes (Against votes have been eliminated.)
2. Creativity Points: You get 4 points for creating a word, 4 points for creating a sentence, plus 1 point each for the pronunciation and etymology.
3. Voting Points: Each vote counts for 3 points
NOTE 1: Let us know what you think about this...
NOTE 2: We have made the changes but it may have unintended consequences. Let us know if anything screws up...

chris - 2006-12-01: 13:01:00
...good of you to be so objective about things, wordmeister :)

Jabberwocky - 2006-12-01: 13:42:00
I like it alot - sometimes the sentences are better than the words. This will encourage all of us with fragile egos

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 13:54:00
Check out the revised player standing -- chris and Jabberwocky are neck and neck. This could get vicious! Oh wait... They removed the negative voting. Dang!

ChrisCarrk - 2006-12-01: 15:57:00
it seems menthairity is a really funny word, rock on!

wordmeister - 2006-12-01: 23:39:00
Hey Bjorn, Nice one with 'Salonalysis'. It's from different angle...

splendiction - 2009-07-30: 23:21:00
yes, and Mona (Lisa) has that mysterious smile, too! Excellent word

artipt - 2018-12-03: 19:28:00
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