Verboticism: Foolgering

'Omigod! You're cheating on me!'

DEFINITION: n., A type of guilt associated with a lapse in brand loyalty; especially when caught surreptitiously zipping the "wrong" coffee by your barista "friend". v. To secretly switch brands.

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Created by: apathy42



Etymology: Label adultery

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Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Mok-a-shaym

Sentence: Sarah had been a member of the Barista club for the past eight years, so when she was caught by a fellow member drinking a cheap mocha coffee with extra chocolate she felt such mochashame she knew she would never be able to look him in the eye again without feeling guilty.

Etymology: Mocha(coffee, usually with added chocolate) ORIGIN named after a port on the Red Sea from where coffee was first shipped. + Shame(a feeling of awareness of wrong or foolish behaviour) = Mochashame


Good'un...close relative of lattechagrin. - Mustang, 2008-08-21: 07:46:00

Another very good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-08-22: 05:07:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kulpa lay bel itee

Sentence: Saundra was jeanetically challenged. She loved her old Levi's, but of late found them more expensive, the right fits harder to find and the brand carried less design variety for a fashionista like her. She had guiltily bought a marvy pair of new jeans with rhinestones and embroidery adorning them at a discount store. So what if they would only last through a few washes before they shredded. With a fearsome culpalabelity, she wore them to work one day. Her eagle-eyed manager spotted the new jeans right away. He shouted, "Saundra you can only come waltzing into this Levi's store if it is by Stauss!"

Etymology: Culpability (a state of guilt) & Label (brand;trade name;an identifying or descriptive marker that is attached to an object)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: stahr buk el

Sentence: She always proudly walked the extra five hundred metres to the indiecoffeeplace, but it was raining, her feet hurt and she starbuckled

Etymology: starbuck buckle

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Created by: marglark

Pronunciation: lowka-moka-shun

Sentence: she went through locamochashun when the was cought red branded(other word choice).

Etymology: loca(crazy in spanish) + mocha + shun + locomotion(moving on)

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Created by: MrDave2176

Pronunciation: brand-gres-shun

Sentence: Wally was a BK man: he ate BK breakfasts and BK lunches. His brandgression was exposed when the BK drive-through cashier saw the Chik-Fil-A napkin on his dashboard.

Etymology: Brand + (Trans)Gression


Great minds indeed! - ScrabbledEgg, 2007-09-19: 11:43:00

1 vote for a great word with no coffee reference! - Jenna, 2007-09-19: 13:42:00


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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: gap/fa

Sentence: Shopping at Old Navy is a huge GAPffe

Etymology: gaffe + GAP

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Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: guhl-puh-bil-i-tee

Sentence: She was caught red-branded, scarfing down a Hershey's bar, instead of their beloved Toblerone. Unable to deny her gulpability, she insisted it was just a "one night brand" and begged his forgiveness for the brandgression (brand + transgression).

Etymology: gulp + culpability


chockingly good! - galwaywegian, 2007-09-19: 05:58:00

MrDave2176 Oh my! I didn't see this until after I had posted my entry. Great minds and all... - MrDave2176, 2007-09-19: 09:28:00

Chockful of such sweet trooth! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-19: 17:48:00

A word that's easy to swallow! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-19: 17:48:00


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Created by: skeeterzirra

Pronunciation: mee ah gull pa

Sentence: I was caught with ICED java, my meagulpa!

Etymology: Latin mea culpa

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