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'Oh no! I hate it when my husband tries to dress me!'

DEFINITION: v., To carefully place a lid on a bottle, especially a salad dressing bottle, so that it appears closed and will not spill unless the bottle is moved or shaken. n., A bottle which has been prepared in such a manner.

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Vinairegret

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: vina/regret

Sentence: A favourite cafeteria joke is vinairegret which involves replacing the lids on salad dressing with larger ones - especially appreciated by dry cleaners.

Etymology: vinaigrette + regret

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COMMENTS:

petaj Gar!lick at that! Beaten to it on the vinegar-based dressing theme. - petaj, 2007-10-23: 08:23:00

Spicey! - purpleartichokes, 2007-10-23: 11:51:00

Vinnie regrets doing this to me because I've capunked him with vengence threefold. - Stevenson0, 2007-10-23: 12:32:00

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Seasonfling

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: see/zon/fling

Sentence: "Would you care for a little seasonfling on your salad?" asked the perfect hostess as she accidentally spewed the entire bottle of salad dressing all over her guests.

Etymology: seasoning + fling

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COMMENTS:

Great! - TJayzz, 2008-09-19: 09:57:00

zxvasdf Sounds like a salad tossin' spring break - zxvasdf, 2008-09-21: 21:22:00

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Ketchuprank

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kech-uh-prangk

Sentence: Jill's boyfriend thinks he is a real jokester. He is famous for his ketchuprank where he leaves the cap lightly so that the next user gets a lapful of stains.

Etymology: ketchup (a condiment consisting of puréed tomatoes, onions, vinegar, sugar, spices, etc) + prank (a trick of an amusing, playful, or sometimes malicious nature)

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Drettle

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Created by: vmalcolm

Pronunciation: /dretl/

Sentence: He has drettled this bottle again! How many times will I have to deal with this drettle?!?!

Etymology: DRETTLE. v. tr/ n From Dressing + Throttle

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Acciwaitohappen

Created by: hiladizzle

Pronunciation: axi-wait-oo-happen

Sentence: The way that bottle is sitting is an acciwaitohappen.

Etymology: Derived from the phrase "accident waiting to happen".

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Bleusneeze

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: bloōsnēz

Sentence: Bill thought he’d play his famous bleusneeze prank on his new girlfriend, leaving the cap loosened on the bottle of salad dressing so that she would spray it all over herself when she shook it. The joke was just as funny (or funnier) when she reached for the bottle, tipped it over and spilled the contents in Bill’s lap. Unsure if she did it on purpose or not, he quietly screwed the lids back on the salt and pepper shakers.

Etymology: bleu cheese (cheese containing veins of blue mold, such as Gorgonzola and Danish Blue) + sneeze (make a sudden involuntary expulsion of air from the nose and mouth due to irritation of one’s nostrils)

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Vinregrette

Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: vin - regret

Sentence: The manager was of the opinion that because the vinregrette was unintentional, the restaurant was not responsible for the dry cleaning of Debbie's blouse.

Etymology: vinaigrette + regret

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Splattermine

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈsplædɚˌmaɪn/ /splatter-mine/

Sentence: He hated April Fool's Day as his girlfriend would always booby-trap the entire house, filling it with splattermines, powdersnares, gluetrops, tapewires, squirtbombs, featherfalls, boobie traps, stinkpits, and pie cannons.

Etymology: From splatter + mine (as in the explosive device)

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COMMENTS:

No, I did not misspell "booby trap". A "boobie trap" is something else entirely. I'll leave it up to you to decide what it actually is. - ErWenn, 2007-10-23: 12:12:00

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Whoopibottle

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: woo-pee-bot-tel

Sentence: "Haha! Doug punked Rachel with a whoopibottle. She spilled salad dressing all over the table."

Etymology: whoopi cushion + bottle

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Fauxclosure

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Created by: phild3791

Pronunciation: \ˈfō\ˈklō-zhər\

Sentence: Phil hadn’t realized he was a victim of Fauxclosure until it was too late and his shirt was ruined.

Etymology: Faux: French, false. Closure : an act of closing : the condition of being closed

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BWAHAHAHA! I Love this! - Lolagrrl, 2007-10-23: 10:11:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 02:57:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-10-23: 08:19:00
Definitely Krafty behaviour!

remistram - 2007-10-23: 09:52:00
I had to marry the loose lidder...I'm a shake first, tight lidder thus the birth of this definition.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-23: 10:19:00
Time to throttle the bottler? ~ James

galwaywegian - 2008-09-19: 06:29:00

galwaywegian - 2008-09-19: 06:30:00
very high standard so far today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-18: 00:36:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James