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'You're the only person who ever listens to me...'

DEFINITION: n., An ongoing relationship where one person does all the talking, whining and complaining, and the other just listens quietly and tries to appear sympathetic. v., To participate in a lopsided conversation where one person does all the conversing.

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Allieance

Top verboticism of the day created by splendiction

Pronunciation: a lie ance

Sentence: Izzy's allieance with Ginger allowed her endless blathering about Gert's goings ons, Percy's petty problems and her own injustices. As long as Ginger got to lie around all day and eat his Whiskas, he was content. He'd even try to appear sympathetic over Izzy's gobbledygook!

Etymology: From: alliance or partnership + lie, to fib...and lay around.

Created by: splendiction.

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Soliloquerulous: /so-lil-o-kware-uh-lus/ Sue so was soliloquerulous that, even when her best friend was absent she constantly wore a headset with a playback feature so she wouldn't miss a single word. Etymology: soliloquy (act of talking alone or regardless of any hearers) + querulous (complaining; peevish) Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments:

Superb. Not just a verboticism, a genuine neologism. Can't wait to use it! - emdeejay, 2008-12-04: 06:47:00

Admire your excellent use of irony in your sentence! Fits Sue (so) many. - silveryaspen, 2008-12-04: 12:38:00

Yes, it IS superb! Fun for my stumbling tongue, too. - metrohumanx, 2008-12-04: 16:36:00

Terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-12-05: 03:03:00

Great word! - TJayzz, 2008-12-07: 10:33:00

Soliloquery: /so-lil-o-kweery/ Sue so was prone to soliloquery that, even when her best friend was absent she constantly wore a headset with a playback feature so she wouldn't miss a single word. Etymology: soliloquy + query Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments:

Interesting! You sentence is a great observation on how prevalent not being able to enjoy the sound of silence has become! - silveryaspen, 2008-02-11: 08:59:00

Great word and enjoyable sentence! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-11: 15:54:00

Mewtilation: /me you till a shun/ Sigourney's poor cat just lay there feeling like a victom of mewtilation. Although she pretended to be asleep, Sigourney just would not stop talking and no amount of purring or mewing seemed to drown out the endless stream of prattle.... Etymology: mew + mutilation Created by: mweinmann.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 01:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 05:57:00
very funny cartoon today - I look forward to seeing them every day

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 10:33:00
Thanks Jabberwocky! I was thinking of you when I did it. Of course, you're the cat, and I'm the babbler. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 11:38:00
that's okay - looks like a very happy cat - probably listening to some old Cat Stevens songs

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-11: 18:38:00
The cat looks so friendly, I could moggicoddle him. Another great cartoon in a long line of great cartoons!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:42:00
Your definition really elicited a lot of good words, remistram. Good one!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:43:00
I second Jabberwocky's 'I look forward to your cartoons each day' ... me two, James. Can I be the mouse missing from the ipod?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-12: 11:30:00
Thanks! Of course the most fun is seeing how everyone responds to the creative challenge by reading their wonderful words! That's what I look forward to every day. ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 01:20:00
Excellent!

emdeejay - 2008-12-04: 05:01:00
Love the way it FINishes :-)

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 17:28:00
"Excellent" was supposed to appear under YOUR word....ahhh- the mysteries of the comment box!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-29: 00:12:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

Genkareink - 2019-05-03: 17:32:00
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Genkareink - 2019-05-03: 18:47:00
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