Verboticism: Solitarsking

'How did you get your boyfriend to stop scratching his nuts?'

DEFINITION: v. To prevent someone from participating in an undesired activity by engaging them in another activity which makes it impossible to do the first. n. Two things cannot be done at the same time.

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Solitarsking

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: soll-it-asking

Sentence: It helps to be good at solitarsking when working with preschoolers and trying to avoid little fingers getting up to mischief.

Etymology: solitary (single, one) + task (job, activity) inspired by the term multitasking which is really what is expected when the boss says you need to be multiskilled.

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Comments: Solitarsking

OZZIEBOB - 2008-05-22: 08:26:00
Clever blend,. Took me a while to catch on to it. I too 'toyed' with the unitasking concept for while.

petaj - 2008-05-23: 02:36:00
Actually could have used psycholdoggy here as well. Keep throwing a stick so the dog can't lick his unmentionables.