Verboticism: Scentimental

'It reminds me of when our kids were babies.'

DEFINITION: n. A wayward scent or aroma which invokes distant memories of one's childhood or younger days. v. To be suddenly catapulted into the past by a very strong odor.

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Scentimental

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: scent eh meant all

Sentence: It does not matter from what corner of his mind, the now elderly Jack Horner, could always find, through out all time, be it from adolescent to his old-age prescent, the fragrance of cinnamon in bread pudding or plum pie, was indelibly etched, from his memory fetched, making his thumb twitch, and with a scentimental sigh, recapture the feeling of "What a good boy am I!"

Etymology: SCENT - a nice smell. SENTIMENTAL - tender feelings of nostalgia, tender feelings when thinking of the past. ///// For people whose first langauge is not English, or those so young they may not have heard of Jack Horner, here's his original nursery rhyme: Little Jack Horner sat in the corner, eating his pudding and pie. He stuck in his thumb, and pulled out a plum and said "What a good boy am I!"

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Comments: Scentimental

silveryaspen - 2009-03-23: 01:26:00
Song of the day: Scentimental Journey!

abrakadeborah - 2009-03-23: 06:18:00
You're making me want some bread pudding!!! Mmmm Good word there Silveryaspen! :)

kateinkorea - 2009-03-23: 11:06:00
Awesome word.

galwaywegian - 2009-03-23: 11:06:00
exsmellent!

Jabberwocky - 2009-03-23: 12:26:00
yummy

mweinmann - 2009-03-23: 15:22:00
clever story corner...

Mustang - 2009-03-23: 23:10:00
Now I want some bread pudding just like grandma used to make.