Verboticism: Horkiculture

'I thought you said hork...'

DEFINITION: v. To expectorate unexpectedly, especially in situations where it is not considered socially acceptable. n. A person who habitually spits, even when among polite company.

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Unexpectorate

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: un + expek + tor + ate

Sentence: Johnathon was an intellegent, kind man. Mona considered being with him more often and enjoyed his quick wit and generousity. But, she just could not get past his unexpectorate behavior. When she least expected it, the spittle would fly out of his mouth and land all over her, their friends and family. Mona did not think she could overlook this behavior on a long-term basis.

Etymology: Unexpected and Expectorate >> Unexpected (not anticipated or expected) Expectorate (discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth)

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COMMENTS:

super combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:16:00

metrohumanx THROW HIM TO THE FLOOR! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:33:00

good one,mweinman, apparently we have all met people that do this! - Nosila, 2009-03-12: 20:17:00

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Spewtrid

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: spew trid

Sentence: When people cannot converse without being spewtrid, I avoid them like the plague.

Etymology: SPEW - to spit forth from the mouth. PUTRID - disgusting; spoils everything.

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COMMENTS:

Life is nicer when things are just ducky ... not yucky! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 00:58:00

I actually met a person last week who kept spitting on me when they talked so this brought back memories and I, too, just couldn't stick around very long!! - mweinmann, 2009-03-12: 08:18:00

Moral of the story - never stand in a corner at a party - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:15:00

Clever word! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 15:56:00

Ick! Good word! - Mustang, 2009-03-13: 06:06:00

"spewtrid"-ific! word there Silveryaspen! spewtrid + terrific :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-14: 22:50:00

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Spittune

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: spit-TOON

Sentence: Whether or not it was intentional no one knew, but folks did know a conversation with Willard may well result in them being plastered with his dinner, his drinks or just his spittle and behind his back folks referred to his conversation as a spittune as the 'punctuations' of spittle resembled the beat of uptempo music.

Etymology: Blend of 'spit' (expectorate) and 'tune' (song or bit of music) Play on the word spittoon, a cuspidor

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Hackattack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: hack a tack

Sentence: His sudden hackattack shocked the restaurant diners. Some of the surprised onlookers noticed his sudden spasm of churling coughs froze; while a few others acted swiftly to aid the man whom they mistook for choking on a piece of steak. One onlooker, obviously either a doctor or first-aid graduate, began applying the h-manoeuvre to the man. He resisted violently with a shout “Whhwaat r u dewing? I ave a orrible cold and need to eat!”

Etymology: From hack (to cough in sudden, uncontrollable spasms) and attack (to act on something with violence or vigor).

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx EXCELLENT word! I wonder if one can apply the Heimlich Manoever in REVERSE? - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:42:00

Yes, that would be a good manoever for this particular guy! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 22:10:00

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Inhospittable

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: in hoss pit abel

Sentence: anyone that inhospittable was always going to end up in hospittle

Etymology: inhospitable spit

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Horkule

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hork yewl

Sentence: Her blind date turned out to be a mystery date, especially after he covered her in his trachial fluids. He was none other than Horkule Poirot and her little grey cells wished she had never agreed to this outing.

Etymology: Hork (to release phlegm from nose or throat)& Hercule Poirot (Agatha Christie's fictional Belgian Detective)

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Splatternitysuitor

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: splat/turn/i/tee/soot/or

Sentence: Everything was perfect about her boyfriend except that he was a splatternitysuitor.

Etymology: splatter + suitor + paternity suit

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Muculeptic

Created by: kalex

Pronunciation: m-yoo-ka-lep-tick

Sentence: My brother is a muculeptic, he spontaneously and perpetually spits all over the place.

Etymology: Muc-derived from mucus; leptic-to compulsively and persistently be afflicted VERB:Muculactate

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Spituation

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spi ch oōˈā sh ən

Sentence: As a baseball player Charlie was used to chewing gum and letting the spit fly. If he was nervous, he could be a regular phlegm fountain. When his team won the World Series a visit to the White House was in order and sure enough Charlie had the jitters. As he went to shake the President's hand habits took over. The Secret Service radios crackled to life. "We have a spituation in the Oval Office!" Before he could muster another loogie, Charlie found himself on the floor. Who knew that Secret Service agents carried tasers?

Etymology: spit (saliva, typically that which has been ejected from a person's mouth) + situation (a set of circumstances in which one finds oneself)

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COMMENTS:

Looks like the couple in the picture are about ready for a spatuation. - wayoffcenter, 2009-03-12: 07:09:00

metrohumanx Absoloutely TOP-NOTCH! That's why I have difficulty watching TV baseball. It makes me salivate. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:46:00

Funny! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:34:00

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Audaspity

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: OR-DASS-pe-tee

Sentence: Boldrick had no shame. His audaspity frequently resulted in him being thrown out of parties, book groups, weddings and funerals by irate hosts still dripping with spittle.

Etymology: audacity (boldness) + spit (expel saliva and/or mucus)

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COMMENTS:

spot on! - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:13:00

metrohumanx Funny yet revolting imagry. Good one! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

metrohumanx Funny yet revolting imagry. Good one! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

metrohumanx Well that was a strange reduplicomment! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:40:00

petaj Jabber, should that be "spit on"? Metro, you are really spitting out comments there. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:10:00

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