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'Do you think it's time that Elsie started sleeping on the floor?'

DEFINITION: v. To allow your pet to sleep in your bed even though it may squirrel into your pillows, hog all the sheets, and bulldoze you on to the floor. n. A pet which sleeps in its owner's bed.

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men aj aree a twa

Sentence: Have you herd? When Oxsana and Bronco had adopted Elsie, the little cow had curled up on their bed. But now as a full-grown cow, she was udderly too big. Oxsana found that her sheets rustled, she got a cramp in her calf and she was never in the mooed. Her main beef was that Bronco would never become a fodder and they could never live happily heifer after.

Etymology: Menagerie (collection of animals) & Wordplay on Ménage à trois (French for sex between 3 people or three people sharing a household)

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Cookuldism

Created by: desdeatho

Pronunciation:

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Pethogalist

Created by: mzzmee265

Pronunciation: pet-hog-a-list

Sentence: He has a pethogalist pet, he lets her sleep in the bed.

Etymology: pet-animal you are responsible for; hog-to take over;

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Bedgehog

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /bej-hog/

Sentence: Bandit had started out as a cute Border Collie puppy, but now he'd grown into a huge bedgehog. Not only did Bandit hog all the pillows and yank the comforter to the other side of the bed, but he had literally pushed Stewart out of his own bed three nights in a row. Stewart decided to seek professional help, and started wondering how hard it was to contact that 'It's Me Or the Dog' lady. What was her name again?...

Etymology: Bed - furniture for sleeping (from Common Germanic, badjam "sleeping place dug in the ground") + Hedgehog - small, spiny, insectivorous mammal (from German, hecke "hedge" + Cornish, hogh "swine")

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COMMENTS:

Great etymology! Very clever word play! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 02:20:00

petaj Throw a quillt over it. - petaj, 2008-03-13: 03:59:00

Hopefully in her, he will find a comforter! - Nosila, 2008-03-13: 19:43:00

Bandit, he ain't nothing but a hound dog! Once again, great etymology. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:56:00

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Petish

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: PET ish

Sentence: She always talks about and obsesses over whether her cat is okay or not and this petish of hers is causing us problems.

Etymology: FETISH: the fact that a person spends too much time doing or thinking about a particular thing PET: an animal or bird etc. that we keep in our home for pleasure

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Bedcritter

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bed - crit - er

Sentence: No bed-sitter of a bed-critter, is likely to become bed litter disturbing my bed rest with bedlamb! I'm not sheepish about saying who sleeps in my bed. I'm not into any dam pillow talks. I don't want to be rammed into any pillow fights! As for ewe, Ozziebob ... I've retired from counting your sheep! No more shortsheeping my bed!

Etymology: Bed: place of sleep Critter: animal/pet.

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COMMENTS:

Oh Yeah! My song for today is Wooly Bully by Sam the (Pillow) Sham! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:02:00

Matty told Hatty about a thing she saw. Had two big horns and a wooly jaw. Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully. Matty told Hatty: "That's the thing to do. Get you someone really to pull the wool with you." Wooly bully, wooly bully. Wooly bully, wooly bully, wooly bully - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 01:06:00

Hey there Little Red Riding Hood -watch out for the wolf in sheep's clothing! Think I'll stay away from "Sam the Sham" for I'm a bit petsiclined, " She's got Ewe". - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:46:00

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Beastow

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: beest/stoh

Sentence: Johnny beastows his bed with his golden Labrador retriever who takes up three-quartes of the bed when fully stretched out.

Etymology: BEASTOW - verb - from BEAST (animal) + BESTOW (to share, apportion, give part)

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Also, the beast could be a stow-away... - mweinmann, 2009-01-06: 17:13:00

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Somnanimalism

Prostheta

Created by: Prostheta

Pronunciation: Som-nan-nee-mal-ism

Sentence: Astrid's somnanimalist tendencies precluded her ability to function as a normal human being.

Etymology: Somna - to fall asleep. Animal - mobile multicellular organism.

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men aj er ee a twa

Sentence: When Angus moved in with Cattelena, he herd that her bovine was to menagerieatrois with them. Sometimes he wondered about the hayrrangement. Suddenly, phrases like "Hit the Hay", "BedSpread","Rustling the sheets", "Udder ecstasy","Ride a Limousin" and "DetOX" took on a whole new meaning for him. And many's a night he awoke Friesian because someone had steered the covers off him or he had a very sharp pain in his calf! Every morning, there was a stampede for the bathroom. At this rate,he would never be a fodder. Cud this couple live happily heifer after?

Etymology: Menagerie (zoo) & Menage a Trois (threesome)

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Capetulate

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: kə-pěch'ə-lāt'

Sentence: Cindy's cat Nigel was so used to sleeping with her that she and Tim were forced to capetulate when he started sleeping over.

Etymology: capitulate, to surrender unconditionally + (to one's) pet

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COMMENTS:

The one letter changes embedding one word in another are ever so clerver. Excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 21:55:00

It's the year of the cat; sorry the rat. Perhaps there hope yet! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 22:09:00

excellent - bookowl, 2008-03-14: 14:29:00

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-13: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-21: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

karenanne karenanne - 2010-05-21: 16:40:00
Elsie looks CUDly but she needs to MOOve over a little bit. I think that couple should HOOF it on over to a COWnselor tomorrow for advice.

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