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'My new phone really cooks.'

DEFINITION: n. A cell phone which is used to keep grocery lists, find recipes, photograph food, set timers, convert measurements, and play the Macarena while you cook. v. To use your cell phone as a kitchen appliance.

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Vesscell

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: vess sell

Sentence: Juan's new cellular phone had all kinds of apps he could use in his chef business. Why it was a vesscell to help him shop, record recipes and photos and hold lots of information he really needed. He found it ironic to look up blackberry jam recipes on his Blackberry!

Etymology: Vessel (an object used as a container (especially for liquids)) & Cell (a cellular phone)

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Phonewave

Created by: Walter7

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It is Awesome - Walter7, 2014-10-28: 16:29:00

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Ippliance

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īplīəns

Sentence: Tim has one of the most expensive kitchen ippliances available. He bought the new iPhone but just couldn’t figure out how to use it so it now functions as a spoon rest, trivet and mini cutting board.

Etymology: i (iphone) + appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one)

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Appliancell

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: əˈplīənsel

Sentence: If Shawn could have his cell phone grafted into his body he would. In the kitchen it's not just a phone, it's an appliancell. More than just recipes he finds instructional videos on YouTube. If it could dispense butter he would be all the happier.

Etymology: appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one) + Cell[phone] (a telephone with access to a cellular radio network)

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COMMENTS:

Great sentence and word. Many, like Shawn, would graft their cell phone to them if they could. - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:57:00

i think I know Shawn! - wayoffcenter, 2009-01-26: 10:00:00

Can it stop a snack attack? - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:12:00

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Panpaltry

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: pan-PAL-tree

Sentence: Veejay was constantly amazed by modern technology. His three-minute egg timer only set him back $59.95 per month with a two year commitment. But it was SO much more than a communication device. It was a full-blown ringamajig, and he was proud of it. To Veejay his phone was a PANPALTRY without which his traditional lemon curry dishes would be impossible to prepare. It was a wondrously indispensable tool, a symbol of his upward mobility, and the world's only splatula which could download ringtones. Unfortunately, it left a metallic aftertaste in the falafels.

Etymology: PANtry+PAL+panTRY=PANPALTRY.....PANTRY:a room (as in a hotel or hospital) for preparation of foods on order;Middle English panetrie, from Anglo-French paneterie, from paneter servant in charge of the pantry, from pain bread, from Latin panis.....PAL:a close friend;Romany phral, phal brother, friend, from Sanskrit bhrātṛ brother; akin to Old English brōthor brother.

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metrohumanx Take THAT, Chef of The Future! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-26: 01:47:00

some cell phones are actually thin enough now to be used as spatulas - nice to know in an emergeny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

should have been emergency - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:43:00

Does your chewing gum lose its flavor on the panpaltry over night? Thanks for the great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:58:00

Not a paltry effort...it's pantastic! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:10:00

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Kcellomatic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kay sell o mat tik

Sentence: Vince was always coming up with great moneymaking schemes and ideas for new products. His most recent was the kcellomatic...the cell phone that can dice, slice, chop, pulverize and add lots of nutrition to your pizza and other fast foods by adding finely chopped up fruits and veggies to fool the family. In between slicing and dicing, you can call friends, text people and take photos of the chopped thingies on top of your meals. Vince would do fine until he asked the potential client if they wanted to see his crushed nuts.

Etymology: Kcell (Kaytell - famous inventor of household gimmicks sold on TV) & Cell (as in cell phone) & Vegomatic (one of the original inventions of Popeil,sold through paid programming, designed to make life easier for the little woman!)

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Cheffone

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Chef Phone

Sentence: Patsy mixed together egg yolks, lemon juice and sugar. She stirred them gently over simmering water until thick and creamy. Patsy carefully combined grated lemon zest and softened gelatin with them. Patsy removed this creamy thick lemon custard from the heat so it could cool. She whipped egg whites into stiff peaks and sweetened them with a little sugar. She folded and feathered the egg whites into the creamy custard, poured it into a graham cracker pie crust shell, then let it chill well. Since Patsy got this recipe from her cheffone, used her cheffone as the timer for the simmering and the chilling, used the cheffone to listen to music while the lemon pie chilled, then took a cheffone picture of it ... Patsy called it her cheffone pie.

Etymology: CHEF, PHONE, as well as a play on Chiffon Pie. CHEF - a professional cook. PHONE - an electronic apparatus containing a receiver and transmitter that is connected to a telecommunications system, and in many cell phones, is connected to other networks of information, and can even take pictures. Chiffon Pie - custard pies that have been made lighter and airier with whipped egg whites; a dessert.

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sounds yummy - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:38:00

Entree, Entree! - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:39:00

Sweet word and the recipe sounds nice too! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:05:00

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Quank

Created by: JamesDonovan

Pronunciation: Qu-ank

Sentence: A coughing sound made by a duck with Ebola.

Etymology: Onomatopoeia, spelled as best as I could

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COMMENTS:

Eat it - Ducks, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Nokiamaid

Created by: bobbaugh3

Pronunciation: Know-Key-Ah-Made

Sentence: i was watching the food network and thats when i called upon my nokiamaid to cook me some of that special falafel bobby flay was cookin.

Etymology: nokia is a phone, and a maid cooks me food. oh yeah!

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COMMENTS:

Funny! - TJayzz, 2009-01-26: 18:01:00

I like the way you think! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-27: 01:10:00

metrohumanx Viva falafel! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-27: 21:49:00

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Duckalishis

Created by: Ducks

Pronunciation: Duck Delicious

Sentence: That Peking was duckalishis

Etymology: Combination of duck and delicous

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COMMENTS:

Didn't quite spell it correctly, but still funny - JamesDonovan, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Comments:

silveryaspen - 2009-01-26: 09:30:00
Thought this T. S. Elliot quote was worth sharing: "For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning."

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-01-26: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-10: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James