Verboticism: Spaceflip

'What's the big deal?'

DEFINITION: n. The unnameable fear which overcomes one when a large silent UFO cruises arrogantly overhead. v. To be frightened by the huge flying objects which exist (for the most part) in your imagination.

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Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: spays flip

Sentence: Star crazed Sunny Boy, star gazed, while drinking a martiani (oops! martini) or two ... well actually quite a few. He searched the Milky Way and found Mars and a 1000 Grand stars. Then he saw Gal Axy and Unoch Verse in their space ship! Sunny quaked and did a spaceflip!

Etymology: SPACE, FLIP. Space flip is a play on space ship. Space - as in outer space referring to everything beyond earth's atmosphere. Flip - as in 'flip out' meaning to suddenly lose your cool and sanity from fear.

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Comments: Spaceflip

silveryaspen - 2009-03-05: 01:53:00
Gal and Unoch were Purple People Eaters ... song of the day!

Jabberwocky - 2009-03-05: 12:34:00
great etymology

metrohumanx - 2009-03-05: 12:44:00
Nice word!

Mustang - 2009-03-05: 17:33:00
Excellent story....been there, done that.

Nosila - 2009-03-05: 20:25:00
Sunny forgot to use his Nebula-nizer! Maybe all he took up in school was space...good word!