Verboticism: Cutstration

'Oh no! I won't be able to message for another week!'

DEFINITION: n., A pesky but persistently painful, and seemingly incurable paper cut, which simply refuses to heal. n. To cut or injure a "high use" body part, like a fingertip, knuckle or tongue.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: cut/stray/shun

Sentence: Sally felt deep cutstration whenever she tried to unpick the stitches she'd so cautiously sewn. Her part time job shelling shrimp (crustaceans) didn't help.

Etymology: cut + frustration + crustacean

Points: 647

Comments: Cutstration

Scrumpy - 2007-10-03: 14:03:00
Shudderingly close to castration. Great word!

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-03: 15:05:00
Good word! Reminds me of this image:

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-03: 15:21:00
funny purple and scrumpy - one should be very circumspective when using a photocopier

OZZIEBOB - 2007-10-03: 18:29:00
Etymology: cut, frustration, crustacean - Fantastic!