Verboticism: Dividendoftheworld

'If this snow flea dies...'

DEFINITION: n. An individual, or an organization, which profits by selling fear of imminent global destruction and/or eternal damnation. v. To profit from the prophecy of doom.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: divid end of the world

Sentence: Susan's non-profit was a cause to raise funds for the end of the plight of the snow flea. Although their plight was grim, they multiplied 1000 to one and re-bred themselves faster than many other critters. However, Susan's superior math and persuasion skills made her a steep profit on her non-profit. In fact, it was her dividendoftheworld philosophy that eventually raised the attention of the tax department!

Etymology: Dividend (a bonus; something extra) & End of the World (an unpleasant or disastrous destiny)

Points: 506