Verboticism: Wreckommendation

'Eat! Or you'll turn into a boneless chicken.'

DEFINITION: n., Cautionary advice provided by parents to their children, often makes no logical sense but carries enough emotional weight to affect the child's behavior. v. To warn of danger through the judicious use of exaggeration.

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Wreckommendation

kathleen

Created by: kathleen

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Sentence: It was growing up having heeded his Momma's wreckommendations that caused Dwight to spend every wednesday of his adult life on the couch.

Etymology: wreck + recommendation

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Comments: Wreckommendation

Scrumpy - 2007-09-28: 17:29:00
Great word! Add a pronunciation and get another point.

OZZIEBOB - 2007-09-30: 18:06:00
Very clever!