Verboticism: Enviralmental

'Instead of replacing our old light bulbs...'

DEFINITION: n. An environmentally friendly program or product which does not live up to expectations. v. To try to save the planet by buying something green only to find out that it's just a load of bunk.

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Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: /in-vi-rall-men-tull/

Sentence: Susanne was shocked to find that her hand-cranked radio contained over 32 grams of lead, an ounce of mercury in its power converter device, and the soul of an orphan boy. Her green intentions had been hand-converted into nature poison via this enviralmental piece of crap from Venture Industries.

Etymology: environmental - viron + viral

Points: 1100

Comments: Enviralmental

silveryaspen - 2009-03-20: 21:13:00
Excellent word for so many things containing toxins. Excellent!

Mustang - 2009-03-20: 21:33:00
Very good!

Nosila - 2009-03-20: 23:09:00
Enviralmetally good word, banky!

kateinkorea - 2009-03-21: 00:27:00
Soul of an orphan boy? Yikes! Very good word combination.