Verboticism: Spitaligy

'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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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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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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Mucustomer

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: mew/cus/tu/mur

Sentence: Sally looked out the window in dismay as she saw Mrs. Smith heading toward her fine linen shop. Mrs. Smith was such a mucustomer that she had become a liability.

Etymology: mucus + customer

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COMMENTS:

clever! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 14:16:00

metrohumanx Very ominous vignette. We like! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:38:00

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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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Spitalkquelate

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: spi-talk-q-late

Sentence: Tony is a non-stop babbling kind of guy that while he is so into saying a lot about nothing, the "spitalkquelate" flies all over Mary's new red dress she is fumming! Tony can't slow down his constant "Spitalkquelating" and soon Mary's chin starts to drip. She is becoming more angry the longer the "Spitalkquelation" of Tony's garlic infused "Spitalkquelate" is spewed on her face. She finally has had all she can stand! So she tells Tony,"Ya know Tony,you are an obnoxious spitalkquelating fool, I have had all I can stand of your nonstop spewing spit all over me!"

Etymology: Spit; to expectorate saliva out of your mouth. talk; to speak. quelate;letting spit fly out of your mouth! Spitalkquelates ; the act of continuing the spitting. Spitalkquelation ; being spat upon repetitively.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Spitalkquelate has a nice "bounce" to it! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:43:00

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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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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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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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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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Gobbit

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: gawb-itt

Sentence: Sheila wished that Ray would keep his gobbits to himself, especially since the H1N1 outbreak.

Etymology: gob (as in saliva) + bit (as in pieces)

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