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'I wish that girl would talk to me...'

DEFINITION: v. To get what you wished for, but not exactly what you wanted. n. A wish come true that's a total let down.

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Wishlashing

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: wish lash ing

Sentence: he got such a wishlashing when he found out what happened.

Etymology: its like a backlash from a wish.

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Wishcompoo

Created by: jrogan

Pronunciation: wish-com-poo

Sentence: Jonny's wishcompoo was a bit messy. He was playing his song on his guitar on the street corner, when he closed his eyes and wished he had a huge hit. The next thing he heard was a roar and screech, which he imagined as a crowd of fans. Unfortunately, it was a cement truck. And it didn't stop until it hit the wall behind him.

Etymology: wish come true + poo

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Wishfulfoulment

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: wish full foul ment

Sentence: He stopped tossing his ball from hand to hand for a moment. Slowly swaying his way was a hot princess...oh if he could only just speak to her. He accidentally dropped his ball. She picked it up. “I like this ball, can I keep it?” He stared, unable to speak. She noticed HIM!? She screached, “Stop staring at me! I guess I’ll keep it!” Sometimes wishfulfoulments will happen.

Etymology: A play on "wishfulfillment", "foul".

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Wishwarranty

Created by: quippingqueen

Pronunciation: wish/war/an/tee

Sentence: Regretfully, his "wishwarranty" did not cover this unexpected exigency.

Etymology: It's a pity that a "wish", like unrequited love, does not come with a no questions asked money-back guarantee.

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Erislapped

elstiko

Created by: elstiko

Pronunciation: Air-Iss-L-appe-d

Sentence: After praying for relief form the drought, Mark was erislapped by torrential rains which destroyed his entire village.

Etymology: Slapped by Eris

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elstiko baloney! - elstiko, 2006-12-13: 23:12:00

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Nixwish

Created by: cannibalgymnastics

Pronunciation:

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Semanticism

Created by: iceburgamy

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Disdreamay

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: diss-dreem-may

Sentence: She couldn't wait to get her new Ken doll for Christmas but suffered much disdreamay when she discovered that he had plastic hair and not flowing real hair like Barbie.

Etymology: dismay (thwarted, disappointed) + dream (wish, hope)

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Ok

Created by: bernard

Pronunciation: am always me

Sentence: more of me is real so i cant fail

Etymology: am who you would like to see

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here is superb - bernard, 2012-05-04: 12:51:00

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Foolfilment

Created by: sisternyx

Pronunciation: fool-fil-ment

Sentence: Jim wished for a vacation but his foolfillment was that he was fired Friday.

Etymology: fully fooled

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 10:21:00
ATTENTION ALL PLAYERS: Round One is ending today and we will be declaring the first official Verbotomy winner!

We will start Round Two on Monday with fresh scores -- i.e. everyone starts with zero!

So please cast your final votes for this round's verboticisms today. Good luck!

wordmeister - 2006-11-24: 11:16:00
Good word chris. I have been giftmiffed a few times. Hey, does anyone know what the official title will be for the game winner? They should be able to come up with a good title. How about adding "VbD" to the playername since the winner should be awarded a "Doctorate in Verbotomy".

- 2006-11-24: 11:40:00
The winner (mother?) will be drunk with the power, so how about "Verbloto"?

- 2006-11-24: 11:48:00
Mother drunk?? Never!!! (heavy sarcasm)

- 2006-11-24: 11:50:00
the two styles of drawings seem blended now - very cool

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2006-11-24: 13:49:00
Thanks!

deadpanwalking - 2006-12-05: 11:09:00
My vote's for Mother. Consistently clever. Having said that ... watch your back in round 2!