Verboticism: Tattlesnake

'In fact, before she knew her husband...'

DEFINITION: v. To share a true but extremely embarrassing story about a close personal friend at the worst possible time. n. A moment of ill-timed honesty.

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Distake

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: distāk

Sentence: Letting Joan have a mic at the gathering was a big distake. Maybe it was an tacky to have a bull roast wake but Joan's alcohol-enhanced "roast" of the deceased was beyond tasteless. The silence was deafening.

Etymology: dis (act or speak in a disrespectful way toward) + mistake (an action or judgment that is misguided or wrong)

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Truthinmouth

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: truth in mouth

Sentence: With blissful ignorance, Marylou continued to spout one truthinmouth after the other, before her sister stabbed her with the cake knife.

Etymology: foot in mouth + truth

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Bantersnitch

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: BAN - ter - snich

Sentence: In her mindless and sometimes treacherous manner, Billie Jo once again found a most inopportune time to bantersnitch very revealing personal and private secrets about her best friend, Constance.

Etymology: Blend of banter and snitch. Also a play on 'bandersnatch': a person of uncouth or unconventional habits, attitudes, etc., esp. one considered a menace, nuisance, or the like.

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COMMENTS:

nice blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:51:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:23:00

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Beertrayal

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: beer tray al

Sentence: Sonia was the bridesmaidzilla from hell. A quiet friend whom the bride, Terry, had confided in since they met in high school, had changed personas when she imbibed in copious amounts of beer or other refreshments. After the stress of the wedding day and all the demands placed on her, Sonia had let loose at the reception. In Vino Veritas indeed...in beer is beertrayal, in champagne is pain, in rye is awry, in rum is rumbled, in brandy is randy and in cider is insider inside her! She grabbed the mike and wrapped her mouth around the end of it (was his name Mike, she could not remember?). She blabbed the usual sophomoric tittle-tattle about Terry being the school bike and then to the utter shock of everyone, especially the poor groom (a Baptist Pastor), she uttered the words that the bride had never hoped to hear again. Before she passed out on stage, exposing to the guests the fact that she wore no underpants, Sonia blabbed that Terry had had gender reassignment surgery...yes, the bride really used to be a groom!

Etymology: beer (one of many alcohol beverages when taken in excess can loosen the tongue, shed inhibitions and lose discretion) & betrayal (to reveal unintentionally,to fail or desert especially in time of need, to disclose in violation of confidence or to lead astray)

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COMMENTS:

Wow, now that's scandalous! Excellent word. - Tigger, 2008-06-04: 03:09:00

Great word! Combines the cause with the result - wordmeister, 2008-06-04: 12:52:00

Yikes!! - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:50:00

Great and entertaining sentence. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-04: 18:22:00

Very clever and entertaining! - Mustang, 2008-06-04: 20:29:00

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Tattlesnake

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: tat tel snayk

Sentence: At Betsy's wedding, Monica was a real tattlesnake, when after 6 or 7 gins, her speech was about the bride's past conquests.

Etymology: Tattle (gossip;divulge confidential information or secrets) & WordPlay on Rattlesnake (sidewinder;desert snake which sneaks up on you and then rattles it's tail before striking)

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Inappropriyak

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: in-uh-proh-pree-yak

Sentence: As Blurt and Ernie were checking out at Aberzombie & Snitch, they struck up conversation with the clerk. They told her how their buddy, who was about to get married, was working hard to see how many women he could "be with" before the event. From the look on this woman's face they suddenly felt their inappropriyak may have introduced them to Bob's fiance.

Etymology: inappropriate (not proper or suitable) + yak (to talk, especially uninterruptedly and idly; gab; chatter)

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Bantersnitch

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: BAN - ter - snich

Sentence: In her mindless and sometimes treacherous manner, Laverne once again found a most inopportune time to bantersnitch very revealing personal and private secrets about her best friend, Constance.

Etymology: Blend of 'banter' (idle talk) and 'snitch' (tattle). Also a play on 'bandersnatch': a person of uncouth or unconventional habits, attitudes, etc., esp. one considered a menace, nuisance, or the like.

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Stabbatruth

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Stab-a-truth

Sentence: Jealousgina finally had her opportunity to spew a long winded stabbatruth at Kay's wedding toast.

Etymology: Stab- to jab or a sudden sharp feeling. A truth- a judgment, proposition, or idea that is true or accepted as true.

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Blabomination

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /blab-bom-uh-NAY-shun/

Sentence: Susan realized that she should have assigned someone to curb her best friend's consumption of Fuzzy Navel's at her wedding reception when Brandi suddenly grabbed the microphone. Her scandalous chronology of Susan's ex-boyfriends, and her awful breakups with them, was a total blabomination, and was recieved only with shocked silence. Afterward, Susan calmly walked over to the videographer, who had recorded the whole thing, threatened him with violence if didn't edit that speech out of the wedding video, borrowed a phone and tried to find a number for a Homicide Hotline, if there was such a thing.

Etymology: Blab - to reveal indiscreetly and thoughtlessly (back formation from Middle English, blabberen "to talk idly") + Abomination - a vile, shameful, or detestable action (from Latin, abominatus "shun as an ill omen")

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COMMENTS:

A blabariuos success! - wordmeister, 2008-06-04: 12:53:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-04: 14:56:00

Good one, Tigger...I'd have givewn her a punch in the blabdomen! - Nosila, 2008-06-04: 22:58:00

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Bffbomb

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: bee-eff-eff-bom

Sentence: Half way through her speech she dropped a real BFFbomb

Etymology: B.F.F[best friends forever]. Bomb.

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