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Orthocue

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DEFINITION: v. intr., To silently signal the position of a piece of food on a person's face using hand gestures, facial expressions and tonguing motions. n., A nonverbal communication system used to alert and assist diners with food on their faces.

Pronunciation: aor-tho-ku

Sentence: "She opened her lips and I thought she was going to kiss me! Instead she was moving her toung side-to-side in a delibarate act of orthocuation because I had food on my cheeks. Perhaps after my face was clean, she would kiss me."

Etymology: ortho (mouth) + cue (gesture)

Created by: Kevcom.

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Morselcode: /mor-sul-cohd/ i was saved from embarrasment by a nice piece of morselcode from my sister Etymology: morsel, morse code Created by: rikboyee.
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Comments:

Perfect! - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-01: 04:43:00

Hope you repaid your sister with a diamante brooch or similar siBling! - galwaywegian, 2007-11-01: 07:58:00

SOS - stop our slob? - heartnsoul, 2007-11-01: 08:25:00

Brilliant! - Domhain, 2007-11-01: 09:25:00

ah - Inspector Morselcode no doubt - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-01: 10:50:00

Simply the best! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-01: 20:48:00

Clingo: /klin-go/ He obviously couldn't feel the icing solidifying and cracking on his face, so Sue tried using clingo and tidbidioms to alert him to his plight. Etymology: cling, lingo Created by: purpleartichokes.
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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-01: 02:30:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James'

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-01: 02:49:00
Don't forget to add your thoughts to the Verbotomy Birthday Blog. Go to http://www.verbotomy.com/blog. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2014-04-22: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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