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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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Crittermate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: crit-er-mayt

Sentence: Lacy and Louie had raised their blond lab, Herbie, since he was born and Herbie believed they were all crittermates, equals in every sense of the word and he joined them in all activities from meals to outings to bedtime.

Etymology: Blend of 'critter' (slang for creature) and 'mate' (A person with whom one shares living quarters)

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men a jah ree a twa

Sentence: When Angus moved in with Cattelena, he herd that her bovine was to menagerieatrois with them. Sometimes he wished he had been more of a maverick and had had time to ruminate; take a poll or gotten a Papal Bull about the hayrrangement. Suddenly, phrases like "Hit the Hay", "BedSpread", "Counterpain", "Rustling the sheets", "Udder ecstasy", "Beef Tongue", "Ranch Dressing", "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,and with his short horn, he would never be a fodder.

Etymology: menage a trois ("sleeping" arrangement of 2 with a third participant, wink, wink, nod, nod, say no more, a wink's as good as a nod to a blind horse) & menagerie (a facility where animals are kept)

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COMMENTS:

Absolutely hilarious! Great last line! Brilliant etymology. Exceptional Word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 02:16:00

petaj tres magnifishe - petaj, 2008-03-13: 03:57:00

brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2008-03-13: 08:11:00

picabomama Hard to say, but perfect! - picabomama, 2008-03-13: 13:33:00

Cheers, all! Do you think this couple cud live happily heifer after?? - Nosila, 2008-03-13: 19:41:00

Thought of it; thought again: moved on!Crazy, but I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:59:00

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Coupdecow

Created by: c2flores

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Hogsquash

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Hog-sk-wosh

Sentence: Ever since Lydia aquired her pot-bellied pig, Porky, she had allowed him to sleep in her bed at night. That was fine util her boyfriend Dave moved in. Then every night turned into a hogsquash, Porky would end up under the covers 'hogging' the lot and taking up all the space, eventually forcing Dave into the spare room.

Etymology: Hog(a pig) + Squash(force or squeeze into a restricted space) = Hogsquash

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COMMENTS:

has a certain jene sais quoi! - galwaywegian, 2009-01-06: 07:26:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-06: 10:47:00

Fermez la pork! - Nosila, 2009-01-06: 23:31:00

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Anoysle

Created by: coolkids58

Pronunciation: Anoeeslee

Sentence: they anoyslee their pet

Etymology:

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Goatobed

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: go - to - bed

Sentence: No sooner had the infomercial finished, than Jerry had dialled the number to order his goatobed, for just $49.95. It was not just the chance to reduce his electricity bill, but the electric blankpet was now downright dangerous, the shleep had proved unsuccessful with his insomnia, and there was the prospect of home-made feta. He was hoping to phone his order in early enough to score a bonus pillow shampoodle to keep his ears warm at night. He just hoped that the duVET bills would not be too expensive. No longer would he be dogtired after his catnaps.

Etymology: "go to bed" + goat

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COMMENTS:

petaj so many possibilities - petaj, 2008-03-13: 03:54:00

Richly Punsome! Funsome! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 10:30:00

Has Jerry given any thought to goatweed? - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 22:03:00

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Snugglemugger

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: snəgəlməgər

Sentence: Rudy limped into work suffering muscle aches and sore joints having been animauled by his not-so-tiny mastiff the night before. It seemed very cute when his little puppy wanted to sleep in the bed. Now he is a snugglemugger.

Etymology: snuggle (settle or move into a warm, comfortable position) + mugger (a person who attacks and robs another in a public place)

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Spoilcat

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: spoy-el-kat

Sentence: Phoenix was a bad spoilcat. She got to sleep in the bed with Andy and Mary every night no matter what; which made certain things a little harder to do.

Etymology: spoil (to treat well beyond what is deserved) + cat (a specific pet)

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Baadfellow

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: baad fel lo

Sentence: Baaraack Obaamaa had shared Cissie & Oscar's bed since he was a little lamb. Every night he jumped up onto the spread and cuddled in and became their baadfellow. The only problem was that now he was full grown and weighed a good 200 pounds, there was no room for him...he could no longer pull the wool over their eyes. Every night was an udder nightmare, as he kicked like Dan Merino in his sleep. "How can we tell him he's not human and needs to go into the farmyard and find himself a wife?", asked Cissie. "We just set him out and make him find his own way...it's tough love!", said Oscar. They enjoyed about 6 months of peace, until one cold night, their door was rammed open and in walked Baaraack Obaamaa, his Embraceable Ewe and their triplet lambs: Rambo, Ewelysses and José Fleeciano. It was when they all piled onto Cissie & Oscars bed and settled in for a nice warm sleep that Cissie & Oscar realized one thing. You really cannot get to sleep by counting sheep!

Etymology: Bedfelow (someone you share a bed with) & Baa (a sheep's cry)

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COMMENTS:

karenanne "Merino" - I got it - as in a breed of sheep. HA - good one! - karenanne, 2010-05-21: 15:20:00

Oh, Ewe...I am glad you herd of it. My sheep is a flock star! - Nosila, 2010-05-22: 01:10:00

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Comments:

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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