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'Do not use in shower? That's so dumb!'

DEFINITION: n., A set of product instructions, or a warning label, which is so obviously self-evident that it should be completely unnecessary. v., To provide unneeded directions, advice and/or warnings.

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Warnmenot

beardo

Created by: beardo

Pronunciation: Worn me not

Sentence: Kyle warnmenoted the instructions because he did not want to waste his time with common sense stuff.

Etymology: warn-inform, me-me, not- dont

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Klutztructions

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /kluht-struk-shuhns/

Sentence: The klutztructions that came with Donna's toaster said not to use a knife to pry out the toast if it got stuck, so she shrugged and grabbed a fork instead.

Etymology: klutz - a stupid or foolish person(from Yiddish, klots "clumsy person") + instructions (from Latin, instructus "to put in order")

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Retarditure

Created by: day4ghee

Pronunciation: RET-ARD-IT-URE

Sentence: BECKY SOON LEARNED THE IMPORTANCE OF RETARDITURE AFTER DROPPING HER MEGADRY 21,0000 IN THE TUB.

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Idiotag

Created by: Kazizzle

Pronunciation: ih/dee/oh/tahg

Sentence: Marie was rolling on the ground laughing after seeing this idiotag on a pack of matches: "Danger - Fire Kills Children".

Etymology: idiot - A common term for a person of low general intelligence and tag - A small label.

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COMMENTS:

Good word! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-01-09: 03:52:00

Gonna use this word a lot! - silveryaspen, 2008-01-11: 14:08:00

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Knowshow

Created by: paintergrl1313

Pronunciation: No-sho

Sentence: These hair dryer instructions are common sense, a real knowshow.

Etymology: To show someone what they should already know. Also a play on no show, cause anyone that needs a knowshow has no show common sense.

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Uselessain

Created by: jack189

Pronunciation: Use-less-ain

Sentence: Joe turned over the bag of peanuts and saw a warning label "Do not eat if allergic to peanuts". "What a Uselessain!" said Joe aloud.

Etymology: Useless(to have no use)+ ain(sufix used to create new word, changed it to a noun)

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Binstructions

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: binstrəkshənz

Sentence: Many products come with grinstructions, directions that are so ludicrous that you have to laugh. Others, especially those from power tools, have grimstructions with their graphic depictions of severed limbs. Ultimately all are binstructions, destined or a quick trip to the recycle container.

Etymology: bin (a receptacle in which to deposit trash or recyclables) + instructions (detailed information telling how something should be done, operated, or assembled)

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Idiotified

Created by: tituba

Pronunciation: i di ot ti fied

Sentence: The lady was idiotified when she used her hairdryer in the shower.

Etymology: id iot i fied dumb in the brain

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Duhrections

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: duh rek shuns

Sentence: He normally followed all the duhrections, so when his newly acquired driving licence told him to tear along the dotted line....

Etymology: directions duh

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artr I\'ve seen a bunch of these guys out on the road. Nice! - artr, 2010-04-05: 07:25:00

Duhlicious word - Nosila, 2010-04-06: 00:14:00

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Stuplicit

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: stu/plic/it

Sentence: The warning label on the glass bottle was completely stuplicit; "Do not eat the bottle".

Etymology: STUPLICIT - from STUPID (foolish; senseless) + EXPLICIT (obvious, unequivocal)

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Neat & nice. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-11-05: 15:52:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-01-08: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by yellowbird. Thank you yellowbird. ~ James

OZZIEBOB - 2008-01-09: 03:47:00
Great word!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-05: 00:14:00
Today's definition was suggested by yellowbird. Thank you yellowbird. ~ James