Verboticism: Rasputum

'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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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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Spirettes

Created by: Menotyou

Pronunciation:

Sentence: He has a problem he always spits he has spirettes.

Etymology:

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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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Rasputum

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: rah SPYU tum

Sentence: I don't really enjoy eating with my brother-in-law or sitting anywhere with him for any length of time, because he chews tobacco and seems to think it's OK to spit anywhere, at any time. I'm always worried that he's going to accidentally/on purpose spit into my drinking cup at dinner. Worst of all, Rasputum, as I like to call him, somehow got my sister to pick up his nasty habits, too.

Etymology: sputum + Rasputin (a person who is felt to have an insidious and corrupting influence)

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COMMENTS:

love it! - Nosila, 2010-09-24: 02:05:00

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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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Shootemsputum

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: shoot - um - spu - tum

Sentence: Clint and Dirk were both heavy spitters.... They could generate bucket sized quantities on a good day. Their sputum was copious and frequent but what irritated their friends was the shootemsputum that landed in places where no one would expect or intend.... Every day for them was a spewtemup at the OK Coral.

Etymology: Shoot, ShootEm and Sputum

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COMMENTS:

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:14:00

metrohumanx Mind- numbing grossology! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:37:00

petaj Now, loogie here pilgrim, we don't want no trouble here on the ranch. There's no place for lungfighters at the OK corral. - petaj, 2009-03-13: 06:24:00

Very funny. Yuch, yuch, yuch! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-14: 02:45:00

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Vesuviyuck

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: vess oooooooooooooo veeeeeeee uk!

Sentence: Alarmed at the sound of the vesuviyucking coming from the kitchen of Metro's Mouthwatering Diner, she decided against ordering the green salad.

Etymology: vesuvius as in volcano, yuck as in yuck

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COMMENTS:

with the special dressing - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-12: 12:17:00

how clever to relate such unwelcome eruptions - Super Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-12: 13:55:00

metrohumanx NO SOUP FOR YOU!........next! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-12: 16:46:00

She should ve-sue-vious them! Good word! - Nosila, 2009-03-12: 20:20:00

I'm never eating out again. - Mustang, 2009-03-13: 06:07:00

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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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