Verboticism: Turnburn

'But I was here first!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

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Queuerage

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CUE-raj

Sentence: As she watched yet another shopper manage to slip in line ahead of her as she waited, Brenda felt welling queuerage building inside and only through concentrated effort was she able to quell an outburst of screaming and cursing.

Etymology: Blend of 'queue' and 'rage'.

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COMMENTS:

Also a play on courage ... the courage to remain calm despite your queuerage! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:36:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

good word.. - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:08:00

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Jumplain

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: juh-mp-lay-n

Sentence: Oh the feelings of jumplain Adam had when he waited in line 3 hours on black friday, only to watch others jump the line and wait just 3 minutes.

Etymology: jump (move forward) + pain (feelings of hurt) + complain (showing anger towards something or someone)

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COMMENTS:

Great etymology and blending. Great create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:22:00

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Queuoma

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: cuo ma

Sentence: Henny’s queuoma spared her life for quite a while! She pleasantly stood in line in a kind of queuoma, and failed to notice the other stupidly eager birds stepping out in front of the line. As she neared the start of the line the sights and sounds before her were reminding her she was a chicken! Horrid chops! Oh the panic! Running around with their heads cut off! Henny forced herself back into her queuoma, allowing all other rude birds passage a HEAD!

Etymology: From queu (to line up) and coma (a state of unconsciousness). Queuomas occur when lining up and not noticing others stepping ahead in line and not really caring.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx SPLENDID word! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:17:00

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Buttindignation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: butt/in/dig/nay/shun

Sentence: Sally felt the buttindignation overwhelming as someone cut in front of her at the ticketbooth and bought the last ticket.

Etymology: butt in + indignation

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COMMENTS:

petaj that's good - petaj, 2009-04-07: 06:18:00

Good word. could have used it yesterday as well :) - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:36:00

buttinhol - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:13:00

oops ... you buttinhholed this definition! Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:14:00

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Cutniption

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kut-nip-shuhn

Sentence: Jerry just about had a cutniption when people appeared to be butting in the line waiting to get into the club. Yeah, sure they are EMTs dealing with an ill patron but shouldn't they have to wait like everybody else. At least the sick person should have had the courtesy of falling out of the queue.

Etymology: conniption (fit, temper fit) + cut (to move or thrust oneself abruptly between others)

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Hanoiance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: han oy anse

Sentence: Sheldon had waited a long time to get into his favourite popular Vietnamese restaurant. Then he had waited another long time to have his order taken. An older couple had come in after him and got their order long before he did. He felt a deep sense of hanoiance over the favoritism shown to this pair. He finally spoke to the waiter, demanding to know why he was being treated this way. The waiter smiled sheepishly and explained that the couple were his elderly grandparents, the actual owners of the restaurant, who had to be back to the seniors' home before 7:00 pm. With a sigh gone, Sheldon realized he was being pho-lish and hue too hasty, as it was their recipes he was enjoying. Even though he'd had to wait, it was a nguyen-nguyen situation for him.

Etymology: Hanoi (Capitol city of Viet Nam) & Annoyance (the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed) Also: Hue (pron: hway)ancient people of Viet Nam and a name of a city there); Pho (Vietnamese soup);Nguyen (pronounced Hwin) most popular Vietnamese surname and family name of a royal dynasty)

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I love it long time! - scrabbelicious, 2010-10-20: 19:20:00

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Leapflog

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: lēpflôg

Sentence: Anne was told that the customer is always right. Sometimes she knew better. One morning when the other cashier was caught up in traffic the queue to her register was especially long. As she started to ring up a child’s purchase a woman rushed up to the counter to ask for a price check. Once given the price she announced ”That’s fine, I’ll take it”. Anne snapped. She decided to leapflog this inconsiderate customer. In a strong clear voice she asked the rest of people in line if they minded this woman butting in line. The resulting furor sent the woman scurrying without buying anything. The cheer Anne received made up for more than a few bad days.

Etymology: leapfrog (a game in which players in turn vault with parted legs over the backs of others who are bending down) + flog (beat someone with a whip or stick as punishment or torture)

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Henvious

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hen vee us

Sentence: Biddy was always one to strut her stuff. She showed off at every opportunity. Her chicks were always the cutest and her crow always the most melodic. She laid the most eggs. The rooster always picked her first. The other chickens were always henvious of her. That is until the day Farmer Brown came around looking for the perfect chicken to take with him into the house. That was a special treat. If you went into his house, you never had to worry about laying eggs or scratching for corn again. He was going towards Henrietta when Biddy jumped in front of him and strutted her stuff. The Farmer was only human...how could he resist? He picked up Biddy, who weighed a poultry five pounds and took her into the house. How could any of them know she was really to become a victim of Fowl Play?

Etymology: Hen (adult female bird) & Envious (showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages;covetous of another)

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COMMENTS:

Your attention to the cartoon, I so admire. Very henterprising! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:57:00

Should have passed the buck buck buck - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:35:00

This is hilarious..... - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:04:00

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Exqueueses

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: eckz-cue-sayz

Sentence: No one was going to listen to the histrionics of Censoria's exqueuses. Sure, she had waited in line for eight hours, asked the person in front and back of her to save her place while she used the loo, but there were no more tickets to the Crude Oil concert.

Etymology: A play on EXCUSES, to make allowances for, overlook; EX + QUEUE, a line

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neat - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:26:00

metrohumanx Very hermetic. Lovely. - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:41:00

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Queueirked

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Queue - irkt

Sentence: There was only one clerk at one register at Kame-Apart. Dismayed and waylaid, in a long line, those imprisoned in it found no time peace. Then, the chap at the end, like a defensive forward, with elbows attackling, made a mad line drive, surging queueickly to the front, leaving the rest of us waitstresses even more queueirked!

Etymology: QUEUE, IRKED, QUIRKED. QUEUE - waiting line. IRKED - annoyed, frustrated, exasperated, irritated and angry. QUIRK - the twist of fate that resulted in the long line and the line-jumper. /// Kame-Apart for K-Mart is not my invention. I have heard it many times and don't know who created it. /// Attackling is a verbotomy of attack and tackling. /// Queueickly is a verbotomy of queue and quickly.

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COMMENTS:

clever blend - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

interesting etymology. Enjoyed the sentence too!! - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:07:00

metrohumanx Hahahaha! Good one, SA! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:21:00

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