Verboticism: Surrohgreat

'I think Uncle Mikey taught our parrot a new word!'

DEFINITION: v. To leave your pet, child or lover in the care of a friend or relative who teaches them a stupid trick or bad habit. n. A stupid trick or bad habit learned from a caregiver.

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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: sir-oh-grate

Sentence: I hesistated to let my brother watch my child as he proved his status as a surrohgreat last time when he taught her a score of filthy limericks.

Etymology: surrogate + oh great!

Points: 746

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Comments: Surrohgreat

ErWenn - 2008-02-26: 10:12:00
Took me a moment to parse this one, but it made me chuckle when it clicked.

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-26: 13:24:00
it sort of reminds me of sewer grate which would be a grate place for filthy limericks

silveryaspen - 2008-02-26: 19:07:00
Wouldn't you like to gate the mouths on the sirs who are surrohgreats!