Verboticism: Malapropel

'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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Spittune

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: spit-TOON

Sentence: Whether or not it was intentional no one knew, but folks did know a conversation with Reginald 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 and tune, play on the word spittoon, a nickname for a cuspidor.

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COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:15:00

metrohumanx Hahahaha! STRIKE HIM ! VERY ROUGHLY! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:35:00

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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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Spitiosyncrasy

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spitēəsingkrəsē

Sentence: People have learned to give this guy on the bus plenty of personal space. It is well known that he suffers a particular spitiosyncracy. If anybody dares to engage the phlegmonster in conversation they are sure to do it from a distance.

Etymology: spit (saliva, typically that which has been ejected from a person’s mouth) + idiosyncrasy (a mode of behavior or way of thought peculiar to an individual)

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heh - galwaywegian, 2010-09-23: 14:26:00

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Phlegmboyancy

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: flem boy an see

Sentence: Phil'sh phlegmboyancy wash credited to hish Phlegmish ancheshtry. His Phlegmish accshent tended to make hiss esh shounds more shpitacular and hish shpeechimpediment, the one where he shprayed and lishped and shlurped shimultaneously, ushually left a DNA trail on hish companionsh. Shometimesh there wash sho much fluid, Phil wash thought of ash phlegmbuoyant! Thish shtumbling block became even more of an isshue when Phil whishled or shang shoprano in a sholo performansh at hish shynagogue on Shabbath!

Etymology: Phlegm (expectorated mucus, saliva, discharge from respiritory passages) & Flamboyancy ( marked by or given to strikingly elaborate or colorful display or behavior)

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COMMENTS:

Shpectackylar! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 01:06:00

OHHHHH! I was LAUGHING out loud on this one Silveryaspen!!! Great description :)~ BRAVO! STILL laughing trying to read your sentence out loud! - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-12: 01:23:00

Nosila,Forgive me oh great creator of this hilarious word and sentence. I was laughing so hard I gave the credit to the name above me! (I'm a newbie)...sorry about that! - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-12: 01:27:00

hacklassic! brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2009-03-12: 04:33:00

phlemtastic!!! Your story is a classic....creative, funny and shtupendush... - mweinmann, 2009-03-12: 08:16:00

I came to verbotomy.com today to try my hand at the word of the day. Then I saw Nosila's and realized it was pointless. Outstanding! - Banky, 2009-03-12: 14:46:00

You are forgiven, abrakadeborah...I love your name!! I would like to thank the membersh of the Academy and the Shcreen Actorsh Guild for your shupport!!! Cheersh. (And Banky, when I see the great words of otheres here it challenges me and inspires me to match them!) - Nosila, 2009-03-12: 20:12:00

petaj truly horksome! - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:15:00

metrohumanx Another Nosila Classic! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-16: 02:33:00

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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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Spifoon

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: spi FOON

Sentence: A lot of young women at my university don’t like anyone to know that they smoke. These women sit on the toilet and smoke their cigarettes so no one can see them. Part of the spifoon ritual in their cubicle spittoons is to spit on the floor while they smoke. It is really gross and disgusting.

Etymology: BUFFOON: a gross and usually ill-educated or stupid person SPIT:

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COMMENTS:

Excellent word choice! Oh and about those washroom puffers, they're in denial; others will know they smoke even if they try to spit off the stench! - splendiction, 2009-03-12: 22:15:00

Terrific sentence and word. Agree with you and splendiction ... no matter how much they spit, kissing them would still be like cleaning out an ashtray! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-13: 19:18:00

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Spitosaurus

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spit-uh-sawr-uhs

Sentence: The staff of the retirement home were finally able to track down their resident spitosaurus. They followed the trail of brown-tinted phlegm globs to the room of a retired baseball pitcher, Johnny "Spitball" Johnson. Apparently a family member had given him a gift of chewing tobacco.

Etymology: spit (to eject saliva from the mouth; expectorate) + saurus (lizard: used to form the scientific names of certain genera of reptiles/dinosaurs)

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Spewtifulpeople

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: spu ti ful peep ell

Sentence: He was a bon vivant, a man of the world, but he was also one of the spewtifulpeople. He was the spitting image of a successful person, except for his one bad habit. We could expectorate no less from him...he was a cuspidor, not a toreador.

Etymology: Spew (spit) & Beutiful People (Wealthy, prominent people, especially those in international society)

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Spitaligy

Created by: kairi988

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COMMENTS:

Don't give up ... you have great potential! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 12:36:00

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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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