Verboticism: Mysposturing

'We know how to purse our lips!'

DEFINITION: To pose, or posture, in a distinctive manner in order to express one's cultural affinities -- may be accompanied by awkward gestures.

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Poseturing

Created by: ahwinters

Pronunciation: pohs-chur-eng

Sentence: All of the poseturing by upper-middle class white males at the rap concert made William sick.

Etymology: pose + posturing

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Mysposturing

Created by: ArsMajika

Pronunciation: MY-spos-CHUR-ing

Sentence: I hate how these kids these days only take photos of themselves when they're MySposturing

Etymology: MySpace.com + Posturing

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Flintstonerisms

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: Flint/stohn/er/isms

Sentence: The group of young people dancing, prancing and gesticulating could only be described as an exhibition of their Flintstonerisms.

Etymology: Flintstones + stoners + mannerisms

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COMMENTS:

yabadabado - Jabberwocky, 2007-01-29: 10:36:00

But dinosaurs can do the flintstonerisms too... - wordmeister, 2007-01-29: 10:41:00

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Turkeystrut

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation:

Sentence: they turkeystrutted their way around the mall, recieving much attention and comment.

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COMMENTS:

better turkeys than chickens, I suppose... - wordmeister, 2007-01-29: 23:44:00

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Gesticultate

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: jess-TI-cul-tate

Sentence: Unfortunately, Sue's gesticultating her affiliation to Harvard was misinterpreted by the cannibals as their local gesture for "tender young meat."

Etymology: gesticulate (to gesture), cult

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Phogue

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /fOg/

Sentence: Some sociologists have likened the human urge to phogue at one another to the mating rituals of certain animals, like the peacock.

Etymology: It's like "vogue," only it sounds more phony.

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Smugmuggle

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: smug/mug/l

Sentence: In order to intimidate the customs officers they would smugmuggle confidently and strut past loaded with contraband items

Etymology: smug + mug + smuggle

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COMMENTS:

so that's how you do it... - wordmeister, 2007-01-29: 19:03:00

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Clantitude

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: klan-ti-TUDE

Sentence: This particular shape of body is adopted by members of the McGoogle clan. Clantituding is their way of demonstrating close ties.

Etymology: clan (tribe) + attitude (stance)

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Rocquerade

Created by: egonschiela

Pronunciation: rock-er-aid

Sentence: Wayne's babe was rocquerading round in her clubbing gear while they were queueing for the gig, mainly to keep warm.

Etymology: rock (as in rock'n'roll) masquerade (pose)

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Goofinity

Created by: pandafever

Pronunciation: goo-fen-ity

Sentence: My goofinity was immortalized in my yearbook picture.

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