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'But I was here first!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

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Buttindignation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: butt/in/dig/nay/shun

Sentence: Sally felt the buttindignation overwhelming as someone cut in front of her at the ticketbooth and bought the last ticket.

Etymology: butt in + indignation

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COMMENTS:

petaj that's good - petaj, 2009-04-07: 06:18:00

Good word. could have used it yesterday as well :) - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:36:00

buttinhol - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:13:00

oops ... you buttinhholed this definition! Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:14:00

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Timeliened

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: tim + leend

Sentence: As I waited for hours to buy tickets to see Clayton and the Cluckers perform at the Easter Bowl; and watched those who came after me waited on first, I felt timeliened, numberjumped and bukbukstuck....

Etymology: time, timeline, lien, line....someone has taken a lien against my time when my place in line is taken away. It messes with my timeline for service.

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COMMENTS:

Sadly, there's no way, they will every pay, the timelien back! In the lientime, it is a very interesting verbotomy! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:27:00

soundds like someone who performed at Woodcluck! - Nosila, 2009-04-07: 23:19:00

metrohumanx Lien on me-when you're not strong... - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:19:00

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Dissqueueiet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: diss kew waii et

Sentence: His dissqueueiet led to the linisation of the interlopers.

Etymology: disquiet queue diss

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Hanoiance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: han oy anse

Sentence: Sheldon had waited a long time to get into his favourite popular Vietnamese restaurant. Then he had waited another long time to have his order taken. An older couple had come in after him and got their order long before he did. He felt a deep sense of hanoiance over the favoritism shown to this pair. He finally spoke to the waiter, demanding to know why he was being treated this way. The waiter smiled sheepishly and explained that the couple were his elderly grandparents, the actual owners of the restaurant, who had to be back to the seniors' home before 7:00 pm. With a sigh gone, Sheldon realized he was being pho-lish and hue too hasty, as it was their recipes he was enjoying. Even though he'd had to wait, it was a nguyen-nguyen situation for him.

Etymology: Hanoi (Capitol city of Viet Nam) & Annoyance (the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed) Also: Hue (pron: hway)ancient people of Viet Nam and a name of a city there); Pho (Vietnamese soup);Nguyen (pronounced Hwin) most popular Vietnamese surname and family name of a royal dynasty)

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COMMENTS:

I love it long time! - scrabbelicious, 2010-10-20: 19:20:00

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Turnburn

Created by: ChickenWhistle

Pronunciation: TERN-bern

Sentence: "Aww, man! I had a bad case of turnburn at the greengrocers yesterday. I must've been queuing for twenty minutes before I'd finally got to the front of the dismally short, yet depressingly slow line to the till. An old dear, (who must've been pushing a hundred if I'm a day,) in a pink, floral headscarf waddled completely obliviously past me and the people behind me straight to the counter. Wherefore she plonked her bag of tangerines and then spent ten minutes trying to find a twenty pence piece at the depths of her ancient purse. I would've given up and left in a huff if it wasn't for the great deal I was getting on white asparagus."

Etymology: Turn - e.g., "take it in turns, one at a time." Burn - (vernacular) a negative/painful experience. E.g., "Oh duuude, you got burned!"

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Interjerkt

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn tur jur kt

Sentence: The intensity of his interjerktion was resposible for his impaling on Madams umbrella.

Etymology: interject as in butt in, jerk as in butt head.

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Your sentence and verbotomy are so good I not see it, I feel it! Excell'in't! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:19:00

Can't type today worth a hang. Meant to type - Your sentence and verbotomy are good, I not only see it, I feel it. Excell'in't! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:20:00

tragic but funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:21:00

At least his rain of terror is over...maybe we should all carry umbrellas! - Nosila, 2009-04-07: 23:06:00

metrohumanx I'll bet he wanted to bumbershoot someone! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:27:00

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Linearage

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: linēərāj

Sentence: Gerry was happy when he was finally able to take his kids to Disney World. He fully expected to have to wait in lines. What he hadn't anticipated was the queue jumpers who thought nothing of cutting in line. He could feel his linearage building. If the kids weren't with him there might have been a all-out queuebrawl.

Etymology: linear (arranged in or extending along a straight or nearly straight line) + rage (violent, uncontrollable anger)

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metrohumanx Wouldn't want the kids to witness GERRYatrix! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:23:00

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Queueirked

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Queue - irkt

Sentence: There was only one clerk at one register at Kame-Apart. Dismayed and waylaid, in a long line, those imprisoned in it found no time peace. Then, the chap at the end, like a defensive forward, with elbows attackling, made a mad line drive, surging queueickly to the front, leaving the rest of us waitstresses even more queueirked!

Etymology: QUEUE, IRKED, QUIRKED. QUEUE - waiting line. IRKED - annoyed, frustrated, exasperated, irritated and angry. QUIRK - the twist of fate that resulted in the long line and the line-jumper. /// Kame-Apart for K-Mart is not my invention. I have heard it many times and don't know who created it. /// Attackling is a verbotomy of attack and tackling. /// Queueickly is a verbotomy of queue and quickly.

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COMMENTS:

clever blend - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

interesting etymology. Enjoyed the sentence too!! - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:07:00

metrohumanx Hahahaha! Good one, SA! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:21:00

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Leapflog

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: lēpflôg

Sentence: Anne was told that the customer is always right. Sometimes she knew better. One morning when the other cashier was caught up in traffic the queue to her register was especially long. As she started to ring up a child’s purchase a woman rushed up to the counter to ask for a price check. Once given the price she announced ”That’s fine, I’ll take it”. Anne snapped. She decided to leapflog this inconsiderate customer. In a strong clear voice she asked the rest of people in line if they minded this woman butting in line. The resulting furor sent the woman scurrying without buying anything. The cheer Anne received made up for more than a few bad days.

Etymology: leapfrog (a game in which players in turn vault with parted legs over the backs of others who are bending down) + flog (beat someone with a whip or stick as punishment or torture)

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Waitred

Created by: garythesnail

Pronunciation: WAY-TREAD

Sentence: Harvey was waiting for ages to buy a movie ticket,when some jerk cut in front of him and got the last ticket! Harvey's waitred was so welled up, he slapped the guy.

Etymology: Wait + Hatred

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-04-07: 02:41:00
Very greative cartoon, James!

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-07: 05:46:00
Thanks James! great cartoon too! It made me think hard on my own definition :)

mweinmann - 2009-04-07: 07:39:00
The cartoon was very thought provoking....that sometimes, we might want to wait or that what we are waiting for might not be the "answer" to our wishes in the end.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 02:31:00
Thank you. I guess the feeling is that sometimes we're lucky enough NOT to get what we wanted. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James