DEFINITION: n., The deep red lines and/or furrows, which appear on a person’s face after they have slept on wrinkled or creased bed sheets. v. intr., To wake up and discover that your face matches your wrinkled bed sheets.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Rumpledsheetskin: /rumpled-sheet-skin/ Rumpledsheetskin is a malady that affects nearly everyone I know. Etymology: rumpled + sheet + skin + Rumplestiltskin Created by: porsche.
Comments on Rumpledsheetskin:
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-26: 18:23:00
Great word porsche! Perfectly describes it.
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-26: 20:43:00
Does indeed. Great word!
Sheetfaced: /sheet-fayst/ after a heavy night of celebrating it was no surprise when i woke up sheetfaced Etymology: sheet, face, shitfaced Created by: rikboyee.
Comments on Sheetfaced:
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-26: 04:43:00
HA! Love it!
Mustang, 2007-11-26: 06:34:00
But of course!! Good word.
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-26: 13:19:00
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-26: 20:47:00
Bring to mind an old expression – to go to bed, ” To go down sheet alley into Bedfordshire.” Fine word!
Ripvanwrinkle: /rip-van-WRING-kuhl/ After having forty winks which seemed like forty years to her, Roxie was horrified on waking to find her face ripvanwrinkled in a deep red phizgrid. Etymology: Ripvanwrinkle: blend of wrinkle & Rip Van Winkle, an Irving Washington character who slept for 20 years. Phizgrid: Conflation of phiz: slang for face from physiognomy & grid: a network of crossing horizontal and vertical lines. Created by: OZZIEBOB.
Comments on Ripvanwrinkle:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-26: 13:18:00
great minds and all that – that was the first word that sprang to my mind – so many good words today
Slumburrows: /slum-ber-rohs/ Wendy tried to make it look like she’d been up-and-at-’em for hours, but the bedvidence of her recently sleeping was clearly written in the slumburrows of her face. Etymology: slumber, burrows Created by: purpleartichokes.
Comments on Slumburrows:
Mustang, 2007-11-26: 07:02:00
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-26: 20:50:00
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Verbotomy – 2007-11-26: 13:35:00
By the way, Stevenson0’s crazy shopping word, “Dealusional”, was published in Toronto Star as one of Top the Invented Words of the Week. See: https://www.verbotomy.com/blog/?p=223. Congratulations to Stevenson0 ~ James