DEFINITION: v. To stick to your plan even though you’ve realized it’s dumb n. A stupid plan, especially if it’s a career plan suggested by parents, teachers or guidance counselors who want you to be something that you’re not.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Momentdumb: /moe-ment-dum/ Jillian had an epiphany about her present course of action, but her momentdumb prevented her from avoiding the train wreck that was approaching. Etymology: momentum, an impelling force or strength + dumb, slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity Created by: arrrteest.
Comments on Momentdumb:
Mustang, 2008-04-28: 21:22:00
Best of the day!
Blooprint: /Blueprint/ It was a triumph of endurance over wit, when Marmaduke graduated from Lion tamer school without making any progress on his fear of felines. But his father had always wanted him to join the family circus and without question Marmaduke stuck to his blooprint. Etymology: blueprint (a plan) + blooper (a mistake) + blue (also a mistake) Created by: petaj.
Comments on Blooprint:
Jabberwocky, 2008-04-28: 15:40:00
Mustang, 2008-04-28: 21:21:00
Funny and a great verboticism!
OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-02: 05:41:00
Dysmission: /dÄs-mÄsh’É™n/ It had always been assumed that, as the eldest son, Iggy would go to law school, join his father’s firm and eventually assume the reins as senior partner, but even though his real name was Pontious Albert Poppagopolus III, Iggy knew that, for him, the law school route was a dysmission. Etymology: ‘dys,’ bad, as in dyspepsia, dysentery; mission, an assigned or self-imposed duty or task; calling; vocation. Created by: stache.
Schemaniatic: /sceem-may-neea-tik/ Being diagnosed with a chronic case of vertigo would have been enough to quash the hopes of most tightrope walkers but Tipsy was such a schemaniatic that she was determined to succeed. Etymology: scheme (plan) + mania (obsession) + schematic + tic (behavioral quirk) Created by: Jabberwocky.
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Verbotomy – 2008-04-28: 00:01:00
Today’s definition is inspired by Johnny Bunko’s Career Secret # 1: “There is no plan”. See: “The Adventures of Johnny Bunko” by Dan Pink. Thanks Dan! ~ James
Nosila – 2008-04-28: 22:24:00
I can usually get the new word by 10:00 pm MDT, but last night it was late and I eventually had to flake out to get up for work. Hope it’s “on time” tonight!Cheers!
Verbotomy – 2008-04-29: 00:18:00
Yes Nosila, I was working way too late last night. I got stuck between few words, or something like that… but eventually I got it done. Thanks! ~ James