Verboticism: Improperganda

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DEFINITION: v. To purchase a low-cost product and cover it with the label, or put it inside the packaging of a premium brand. n. A cheap product, which has been repackaged, or relabeled, by the consumer to make it look like an expensive brand.

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Improperganda

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: im-prawp-ur-gan-duh

Sentence: John's "Hung Like John Holmes" t-shirt was revealed to be a clear case of improperganda, when Denise found that he actually was packing about a half roll of Certs where it counted.

Etymology: improper + propaganda

Points: 608

Comments: Improperganda

Nosila - 2008-03-03: 01:16:00
Good one, Banky...must be where they got the word "incerts" from...

silveryaspen - 2008-03-03: 09:21:00
Great words that you fit together like a glove. Incorporating propaganda gave it such meaninggull twist! Exceptional!

silveryaspen - 2008-03-03: 09:21:00
Meant to type meaningfull ... have no idea where that freudian fingerslip came from!

amigamark - 2008-03-03: 14:42:00
Rolls of the tongue

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-03: 18:33:00
Nice word and 'uplifting' sentence.

Tigger - 2008-03-03: 22:09:00
This is cert'ainly an amusing submission! I didn't know who John Holmes was until I looked him up... Ya' learn something new every day. Very funny blend.