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'Let me help you with that zipper'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone in spite of their repeated assurance that they have things well in hand, and already have their own remedies in mind. n. Unwanted help or assistance.

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Top verboticism of the day created by artr

Pronunciation: inˈsistād

Sentence: "Let me help, let me help!" was the chorus from the twins. Mom knew it would take at least twice as long to fix breakfast if she accepted their insistaid than if she just did it herself but she wanted to encourage her children. She thought to herself, if only they be this enthused about getting jobs or cleaning up after their thirty second birthday party last night.

Etymology: insist (demand something forcefully, not accepting refusal) + aid (help, typically of a practical nature)

Created by: artr.

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Aidnauseum: /ade-naw-zee-um/ Sally's propensity to constantly offer assistance went on aidnauseum. The paramedics in her neighbourhood were particularly distressed. Etymology: aid + ad nauseum (to an excessive degree) Created by: Jabberwocky.

Comments: this one! - mweinmann, 2009-07-07: 12:08:00

Nossistance: /no sis tans/ When Dick got his, you know, name-organ, stuck in his zipper, well that Jane was nossistance at all. Her aid was not only not impeckerable, it left a track on his manhood forever. Should he survive this cock-up, he would add the word nossistance to his dickionary for future reference. See Dick, See Jane in the no-fly zone! Willie forgive her? How could he? It was a phallusy. He was a highly regarded Member of Parliament, after all. See Dick not run again... Etymology: No (not in any degree or manner; not at all) & Assistance (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose) & insistence (the state of urgently demanding notice or attention) Created by: Nosila.


Chubby Johnson would be proud. - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:09:00

LOL....great sentence!! Very...imaginative? - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 04:56:00

Intrusolve: /ĭn-trōō'sŏlv/ Mark only wanted to know how to indent the first line of a paragraph in MSWord, but Ethel intrusolved the issue by creating a macro that formatted the entire paper. Etymology: intru(sive), coming without invitation or welcome; solve, to find the answer or explanation for; clear up; explain. Created by: stache.


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-26: 00:00:01
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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-07: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

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