Verboticism: Xenocturnalia

'Do you think it's time that Elsie started sleeping on the floor?'

DEFINITION: v. To allow your pet to sleep in your bed even though it may squirrel into your pillows, hog all the sheets, and bulldoze you on to the floor. n. A pet which sleeps in its owner's bed.

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Bedcritter

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bed - crit - er

Sentence: No bed-sitter of a bed-critter, is likely to become bed litter disturbing my bed rest with bedlamb! I'm not sheepish about saying who sleeps in my bed. I'm not into any dam pillow talks. I don't want to be rammed into any pillow fights! As for ewe, Ozziebob ... I've retired from counting your sheep! No more shortsheeping my bed!

Etymology: Bed: place of sleep Critter: animal/pet.

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COMMENTS:

Oh Yeah! My song for today is Wooly Bully by Sam the (Pillow) Sham! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:02:00

Matty told Hatty about a thing she saw. Had two big horns and a wooly jaw. Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully. Matty told Hatty: "That's the thing to do. Get you someone really to pull the wool with you." Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:06:00

Hey there Little Red Riding Hood -watch out for the wolf in sheep's clothing! Think I'll stay away from "Sam the Sham" for I'm a bit petsiclined, " She's got Ewe". - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:46:00

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Petbulldozer

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: pet-bull-doh-zur

Sentence: Because he slept with several petbulldozers, Rob generally awoke to find himself on the floor, shivering, and chewing on someone else's cud.

Etymology: pit bull, pet, bulldoze, doze

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COMMENTS:

Quadterrific etymology! A four-bagger, grand slam, home run with this very witty creation! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 10:36:00

Very creative! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 22:00:00

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Dodgybodgy

Created by: debsdebbie

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Tubble

Lazberg

Created by: Lazberg

Pronunciation: Tubbel

Sentence: Let the dog tubble with us.

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Bedgehog

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /bej-hog/

Sentence: Bandit had started out as a cute Border Collie puppy, but now he'd grown into a huge bedgehog. Not only did Bandit hog all the pillows and yank the comforter to the other side of the bed, but he had literally pushed Stewart out of his own bed three nights in a row. Stewart decided to seek professional help, and started wondering how hard it was to contact that 'It's Me Or the Dog' lady. What was her name again?...

Etymology: Bed - furniture for sleeping (from Common Germanic, badjam "sleeping place dug in the ground") + Hedgehog - small, spiny, insectivorous mammal (from German, hecke "hedge" + Cornish, hogh "swine")

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Great etymology! Very clever word play! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 02:20:00

petaj Throw a quillt over it. - petaj, 2008-03-13: 03:59:00

Hopefully in her, he will find a comforter! - Nosila, 2008-03-13: 19:43:00

Bandit, he ain't nothing but a hound dog! Once again, great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:56:00

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Bunkimal

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Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: bunk-i-mal

Sentence: What's that in our bed? Oh, Spot is a bunkimal.

Etymology: bunk-bed animal

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Anthropetdormphic

Created by: Jamagra

Pronunciation: an/throw/pet/dorm/fic

Sentence: The anthropetdormphic couple feared schnuffocating their schnauzers while schnuggling.

Etymology: anthropomorphic + pet + dormire (L "to sleep"); anthropetdormphize(v); anthropetdormpher(n) - the animal sleeping quite comfortably in the bed; anthropetdormphee (n., var.) - the person wide awake and uncomfortable

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SchNIFTY creations! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 10:46:00

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Snugglemugger

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snəgəlməgər

Sentence: Rudy limped into work suffering muscle aches and sore joints having been animauled by his not-so-tiny mastiff the night before. It seemed very cute when his little puppy wanted to sleep in the bed. Now he is a snugglemugger.

Etymology: snuggle (settle or move into a warm, comfortable position) + mugger (a person who attacks and robs another in a public place)

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Capetulate

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: kə-pěch'ə-lāt'

Sentence: Cindy's cat Nigel was so used to sleeping with her that she and Tim were forced to capetulate when he started sleeping over.

Etymology: capitulate, to surrender unconditionally + (to one's) pet

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COMMENTS:

The one letter changes embedding one word in another are ever so clerver. Excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 21:55:00

It's the year of the cat; sorry the rat. Perhaps there hope yet! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 22:09:00

excellent - bookowl, 2008-03-14: 14:29:00

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Snzooze

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: sn/zoo/zz

Sentence: Sally worked at the zoo and brought home the sickly animals to give them her constant attention. Consequently she did nothing more than snzooze.

Etymology: snooze + zoo

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Odd to say ... but Great Embedding! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 10:38:00

Clever Blend. Perhaps, she needs a nappendectomy! If you not zzzszure - ask Stevo. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:49:00

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