Verboticism: Petolish

'Ooopy goopy poopy poo.'

DEFINITION: n An invented language similar to baby talk, used by pet owners to communicate with their pets. v. To speak to an animal using an invented language.

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Pronunciation: Pet o lish

Sentence: When I first came to the US,I found it far easier to understand the petolish people used to speak to their pets,then the English they spoke to me.

Etymology: A combination of pet and lish as in English,Spanish,yidish etc.Joined by the o sound commonly used by owners in words addressed to pets.

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