Verboticism: Cleowulf

'Wow! You're reading a computer magazine!'

DEFINITION: v. To methodically read the magazines dedicated to the opposite sex in an effort to sensitize yourself to, and learn how to manipulate, their needs and aspirations. n., A person who studies gender differences in order to exploit them.

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Harboursbizarre

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: har bers ba zar

Sentence: Kenny hung around the drugstore magazine rack in the faint hope that he could show off his harboursbizarre to unsuspecting females!

Etymology: harper's bazaar

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Cleowulf

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: klee-OH-woo..lf

Sentence: Whilst on his way to see the movie "Beowulf", Bob was bedazzled by a beautiful blonde reading "Cleo" magazine. Later on, that evening, when asked by Roxie the name of the movie he had seen, he replied - "Cleowulf!"

Etymology: CLEO: Magazine for women featuring the latest in fashion, beauty, love sex, fitness etc & WOLF (or, better, its OE variant WULF): a man who is agressive in making amorous advances to women. Sorta, try to imagine, Beowulf wooing Cleopatra!

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COMMENTS:

You watch too many movies lol. Good word! - Dougalistic, 2008-01-17: 05:18:00

great word ozzie - Jabberwocky, 2008-01-17: 11:35:00

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Creeprehension

Created by: Rehlit

Pronunciation: kreep-RE-hen-shun

Sentence: Chris walks into a local 711 and goes down the magazine aisle, he spots Susie reading a Seventeen. He picks up a Vogue and tries to spark some insightful conversation. Susie picks up on his attempts to start conversation, though knowledgeable as he might be, his creeprehension is unmistakeable.

Etymology: Creep: to be frightening or repellent; cause one to experience uneasiness + Comprehension: capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; power to grasp ideas; ability to know.

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COMMENTS:

Gives me shivers! good word! - bananabender, 2008-01-17: 22:45:00

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Cosmonipulation

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: koz-moh-nip-yuh-ley-shuhn

Sentence: "What women really want", "How to tell he cares just for you"... The articles in women's magazines read like an instruction manual for men with one thought in mind. Jimmy's Cosmonipulation involves reading through these magazines to glean the best techniques to put that one thought into action.

Etymology: Cosmo (shortened name of a popular women's magazine) manipulation (to negotiate, control, or influence (something or someone) cleverly, skilfully, or deviously)

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Comprehsexion

Created by: Dougalistic

Pronunciation: Com-preh-secs-shun

Sentence: Dave, I really need to read up on my missus's behaviour. She's going all cold on me for no reason I swear down! Hey dude, don't worry about it, you just need a session of comprehsexion in your room when she's not around. Lady mags have all the answer's.

Etymology: Comprehension - To read in depth or understand whatever it is you may be studying. Sex - The gender of your target audience be it Male or Female this word is unisex.

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Chickquest

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Chik - kwest

Sentence: Maurice put almost every waking moment into his chickquest endeavors, trying to learn to lure and conquer as many females as possible.

Etymology: Chick (girl) + quest (pursuit) + conquest

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Zineophile

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: zeen o feel

Sentence: When Phil started reading all the chick magazines, Xena knew he was fast becoming a zineophile. He was pretending to have philings and was last zine philing pain, when Xena philed his eye socket with her phist for trying to phile her up.

Etymology: Zine (a small magazine that is produced cheaply by one person or a small group of people, and is about a subject they are interested in, also a shortcut for the word Magazine) & Xenophile (A person attracted to that which is foreign, especially to foreign peoples, manners, or cultures...from 2 Greek words: Xeno (foreign) & Phile (love of)

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Circulationist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sirk u lay shun ist

Sentence: Leonard was a true circulationist. He had subscriptions to every known magazine women read, in an effort to find ways to date them and exploit them. If had read Field & Stream, instead of Soap Opera Digest, he would have been able to identify the weapon that one of his scorned conquests was about to use on him...

Etymology: Circultation (the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area;the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)& Circulating (a person who ets around and meets others, especially at social gatherings)

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Crossgendresearch

Created by: spamtramp

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Crossmopolitan

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cross/moe/pall/i/tan

Sentence: Dick was a hardened crossmopolitan. He kept the latest issues of Cosmopolitan, Glamour and Allure in a stack under his bed to get the ladies in the mood.

Etymology: cross ( as in crossing over) + Cosmopolitan (magazine)

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COMMENTS:

Nice word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-17: 22:29:00

clever combination! - bananabender, 2008-01-17: 22:37:00

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