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'But I was here first!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

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Queuerage

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CUE-raj

Sentence: As she watched yet another shopper manage to slip in line ahead of her as she waited, Brenda felt welling queuerage building inside and only through concentrated effort was she able to quell an outburst of screaming and cursing.

Etymology: Blend of 'queue' and 'rage'.

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COMMENTS:

Also a play on courage ... the courage to remain calm despite your queuerage! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:36:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

good word.. - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:08:00

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Jumplain

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: juh-mp-lay-n

Sentence: Oh the feelings of jumplain Adam had when he waited in line 3 hours on black friday, only to watch others jump the line and wait just 3 minutes.

Etymology: jump (move forward) + pain (feelings of hurt) + complain (showing anger towards something or someone)

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Great etymology and blending. Great create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:22:00

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Scanticipation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skan tisi payshun

Sentence: Freddy the chicken awaited the farmer's visit each day, thinking he would selected for favoured treatment. Every day though, some one else was chosen. He was experiencing severe scanticipation when one day he was chosen...not knowing why. Authorities now believe he was the victim of fowl play.

Etymology: Scant (deal with inadequately and superficially) & Anticipation (wishing with confidence of fulfillment)

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Buttinfury

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: but-in-feeuhr-eee

Sentence: Her buttinfury heightened to a frenzied state when every item that he wanted to purchase had no price codes so the cashier had to call the manager over to find the prices for each of his 54 items, one by one...

Etymology: butt-in (as in to intrude in line) + fury (rage)

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Infuriwait

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: In-fi-ur-e-wait

Sentence: Dr. Benson's patients were infuriwaited as one by one they were overlooked by a 20 story building.

Etymology: An annoying blend of 1)vb. Infuriate. To make very angry and impatient 2)vb. wait. To stand in line, queue.

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Buttindignation

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: butt/in/dig/nay/shun

Sentence: Sally felt the buttindignation overwhelming as someone cut in front of her at the ticketbooth and bought the last ticket.

Etymology: butt in + indignation

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COMMENTS:

petaj that's good - petaj, 2009-04-07: 06:18:00

Good word. could have used it yesterday as well :) - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:36:00

buttinhol - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:13:00

oops ... you buttinhholed this definition! Great Create! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:14:00

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Waitred

Created by: garythesnail

Pronunciation: WAY-TREAD

Sentence: Harvey was waiting for ages to buy a movie ticket,when some jerk cut in front of him and got the last ticket! Harvey's waitred was so welled up, he slapped the guy.

Etymology: Wait + Hatred

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Aggressiveimpatientclucking

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Uh-gres-sev-em-pay-shent-kluck-ing

Sentence: Marsha felt so much "aggressiveimpatientclucking" towards the jewelry sales clerk, that she spoke loud enough so he could hear her boisterous "Aggressiveimpatientclucking" because he waited on another customer first that had just walked up. He plainly saw Marsha standing there for 15 minutes right beside him! Ah but, Little Miss Nohometraining that cut in front of Marsha and the 3 other people waiting...she received NO exchange or refund because she had NO receipt for her jewelery...Marsha laughs as she says,to the others waiting,"Duh...SEE the signs in big red letters that state clearly...NO returns or exchanges on jewelry with out receipt!" So little Miss Nohometraining walked away with her head bowed and red faced and her feathers tucked between her legs,as Marsha and the other people that she cut in front of busted out laughing at Marsha's humour! Cluck-a-doodle-dooooo! ;)

Etymology: Agressive;Hostile, injurious, or destructive behavior or outlook especially when caused by frustration. Impatient;not patient,restless or short of temper especially under irritation, delay, or opposition. Clucking;To express with interest or concern...

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metrohumanx That's what happens at these new "FREE-RANGE" outlets! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:30:00

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Cutniption

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kut-nip-shuhn

Sentence: Jerry just about had a cutniption when people appeared to be butting in the line waiting to get into the club. Yeah, sure they are EMTs dealing with an ill patron but shouldn't they have to wait like everybody else. At least the sick person should have had the courtesy of falling out of the queue.

Etymology: conniption (fit, temper fit) + cut (to move or thrust oneself abruptly between others)

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Turnburn

Created by: ChickenWhistle

Pronunciation: TERN-bern

Sentence: "Aww, man! I had a bad case of turnburn at the greengrocers yesterday. I must've been queuing for twenty minutes before I'd finally got to the front of the dismally short, yet depressingly slow line to the till. An old dear, (who must've been pushing a hundred if I'm a day,) in a pink, floral headscarf waddled completely obliviously past me and the people behind me straight to the counter. Wherefore she plonked her bag of tangerines and then spent ten minutes trying to find a twenty pence piece at the depths of her ancient purse. I would've given up and left in a huff if it wasn't for the great deal I was getting on white asparagus."

Etymology: Turn - e.g., "take it in turns, one at a time." Burn - (vernacular) a negative/painful experience. E.g., "Oh duuude, you got burned!"

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Henvious

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hen vee us

Sentence: Biddy was always one to strut her stuff. She showed off at every opportunity. Her chicks were always the cutest and her crow always the most melodic. She laid the most eggs. The rooster always picked her first. The other chickens were always henvious of her. That is until the day Farmer Brown came around looking for the perfect chicken to take with him into the house. That was a special treat. If you went into his house, you never had to worry about laying eggs or scratching for corn again. He was going towards Henrietta when Biddy jumped in front of him and strutted her stuff. The Farmer was only human...how could he resist? He picked up Biddy, who weighed a poultry five pounds and took her into the house. How could any of them know she was really to become a victim of Fowl Play?

Etymology: Hen (adult female bird) & Envious (showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages;covetous of another)

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Your attention to the cartoon, I so admire. Very henterprising! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 02:57:00

Should have passed the buck buck buck - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:35:00

This is hilarious..... - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:04:00

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Queuoma

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: cuo ma

Sentence: Henny’s queuoma spared her life for quite a while! She pleasantly stood in line in a kind of queuoma, and failed to notice the other stupidly eager birds stepping out in front of the line. As she neared the start of the line the sights and sounds before her were reminding her she was a chicken! Horrid chops! Oh the panic! Running around with their heads cut off! Henny forced herself back into her queuoma, allowing all other rude birds passage a HEAD!

Etymology: From queu (to line up) and coma (a state of unconsciousness). Queuomas occur when lining up and not noticing others stepping ahead in line and not really caring.

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metrohumanx SPLENDID word! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:17:00

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Interjerkt

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn tur jur kt

Sentence: The intensity of his interjerktion was resposible for his impaling on Madams umbrella.

Etymology: interject as in butt in, jerk as in butt head.

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Your sentence and verbotomy are so good I not see it, I feel it! Excell'in't! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:19:00

Can't type today worth a hang. Meant to type - Your sentence and verbotomy are good, I not only see it, I feel it. Excell'in't! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:20:00

tragic but funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:21:00

At least his rain of terror is over...maybe we should all carry umbrellas! - Nosila, 2009-04-07: 23:06:00

metrohumanx I'll bet he wanted to bumbershoot someone! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:27:00

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Dissedservice

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: dissed-service

Sentence: Henrietta felt dissedserviced by the farmer because he waited on the bantam before her, even though no one knew what the farmer wanted. So she called on all her friends to protest. The chickens decided to organize and sent a petition to the entire farm community, and everyone gladly signed. When the farmer read the petition, he looked at Henrietta and smiled. "I had no idea you felt dissed by me," he said, "but don't worry, I'll see you Sunday afternoon for dinner. Why don't you bring some buiscuts?" Moral: Don't squawk at someone unless you know what's on his plate.

Etymology: dissed:(slang)disrespected, insulted + service: providing aid and assistance

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metrohumanx EXCELLENT saga! Now if we could just get the pigs organized, we could put and end to the summary executions! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:25:00

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Timeliened

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: tim + leend

Sentence: As I waited for hours to buy tickets to see Clayton and the Cluckers perform at the Easter Bowl; and watched those who came after me waited on first, I felt timeliened, numberjumped and bukbukstuck....

Etymology: time, timeline, lien, line....someone has taken a lien against my time when my place in line is taken away. It messes with my timeline for service.

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Sadly, there's no way, they will every pay, the timelien back! In the lientime, it is a very interesting verbotomy! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:27:00

soundds like someone who performed at Woodcluck! - Nosila, 2009-04-07: 23:19:00

metrohumanx Lien on me-when you're not strong... - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:19:00

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Waitred

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: wait-red rhymes with hatred

Sentence: Tanya was filled with waitred while the officer kept answering the phone instead of helping the customers lined up at the desk.

Etymology: wait (be detained)+ hatred (loathing) + red (i was so angry, it made me see red)

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Could also describe waiting for a waiter to serve you. Nice one! - galwaywegian, 2009-04-07: 07:37:00

Captures that strong feeling with a really strong verbotomy! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:32:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

metrohumanx Nice, compact and self-explanatory! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:16:00

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Exqueueses

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: eckz-cue-sayz

Sentence: No one was going to listen to the histrionics of Censoria's exqueuses. Sure, she had waited in line for eight hours, asked the person in front and back of her to save her place while she used the loo, but there were no more tickets to the Crude Oil concert.

Etymology: A play on EXCUSES, to make allowances for, overlook; EX + QUEUE, a line

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neat - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:26:00

metrohumanx Very hermetic. Lovely. - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:41:00

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Queuerage

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CUE-raj

Sentence: As she watched yet another shopper manage to slip in line ahead of her as she waited, Bertha felt welling queuerage building inside and only through concentrated effort was she able to quell an outburst of screaming and cursing.

Etymology: Blend of 'queue' ( a waiting line especially of persons or vehicles) and 'rage' (extreme anger)

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Hanoiance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: han oy anse

Sentence: Sheldon had waited a long time to get into his favourite popular Vietnamese restaurant. Then he had waited another long time to have his order taken. An older couple had come in after him and got their order long before he did. He felt a deep sense of hanoiance over the favoritism shown to this pair. He finally spoke to the waiter, demanding to know why he was being treated this way. The waiter smiled sheepishly and explained that the couple were his elderly grandparents, the actual owners of the restaurant, who had to be back to the seniors' home before 7:00 pm. With a sigh gone, Sheldon realized he was being pho-lish and hue too hasty, as it was their recipes he was enjoying. Even though he'd had to wait, it was a nguyen-nguyen situation for him.

Etymology: Hanoi (Capitol city of Viet Nam) & Annoyance (the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed) Also: Hue (pron: hway)ancient people of Viet Nam and a name of a city there); Pho (Vietnamese soup);Nguyen (pronounced Hwin) most popular Vietnamese surname and family name of a royal dynasty)

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I love it long time! - scrabbelicious, 2010-10-20: 19:20:00

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Queuecumber

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kew kum ber

Sentence: George was a right queuecumber. He'd line up every day for the commuter train and sure enough, some selfish person would muscle past him at the last minute and get on before him, usually taking his favourite seat. One day, that guy got on George's last nerve. He shoved him under the tracks as the train was pulling out. George had a one-track mind and the pushy guy is now a choocumber.

Etymology: Queue (line up of people) & Encumber (hold back)

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Linearage

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: linēərāj

Sentence: Gerry was happy when he was finally able to take his kids to Disney World. He fully expected to have to wait in lines. What he hadn't anticipated was the queue jumpers who thought nothing of cutting in line. He could feel his linearage building. If the kids weren't with him there might have been a all-out queuebrawl.

Etymology: linear (arranged in or extending along a straight or nearly straight line) + rage (violent, uncontrollable anger)

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metrohumanx Wouldn't want the kids to witness GERRYatrix! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:23:00

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Nanoutragedis

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: NANN-out-RADGE-a-DISS

Sentence: I felt so outraged, abused and forsaken- As I waited in line for Canadian bacon… I took a ticket but she took my place ...then my anger succumbed to her beautiful face… I said “Excuse me- Do you have my number ?”… Making my point, I felt so much dumber… I had no appointments, no kids to collect… No fish on the fire, no cars to inspect. Letting her know that her actions were rude was the best thing I did-now we’re sharing our food. We're watching old movies in a strange state of bliss… All because of a NANOUTRAGEDIS!

Etymology: NANO+ouTRAGe+tragEDy+DIS=NANOTRAGEDIS.....NANO: one billionth (10−9)of something, infinitely small or insignificant; International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek nanos dwarf.....OUTRAGE: an act that violates accepted standards of behavior or taste, the anger and resentment aroused by injury or insult; Middle English, from Anglo-French utrage, outrage insult, excess, from outre, utre beyond, from Latin ultra.....TRAGEDY: a disastrous event, a serious drama typically describing a conflict between the protagonist and a superior force (as destiny) and having a sorrowful or disastrous conclusion that elicits pity, terror or an awkward date; Middle English tragedie, from Middle French, from Latin tragoedia, from Greek tragōidia, from tragos goat (akin to Greek trōgein to gnaw) + aeidein to sing[14th century].....DIS: short for disrespect, to treat with disrespect or contempt [1980].

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metrohumanx Foghorn Leghorn. - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 01:32:00

You're so kind...Ya see I just voice my feelings to to others around me loud enough for the clerk to hear & feel foolish..and in the end when this happened to me it backfired on the RUDE "cutinfronther" that broke in line..it became a joke :) Poetic Justice! hehehe - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-07: 05:27:00

Very much enjoyed your verse, and the way it did not make him curse, a nice twist to make his linewait end, with the making of a new friend! Nicest sentence of the day. Again your verbotomy is a good long word play! (in more ways than one - the play is the thing!) - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:41:00

metrohumanx Merci beaucoups! I don't have the pun-gent abilities that others do, but i try to keep it amusing. Some people think that puns are the lowest form of writing, but there's verse! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-07: 16:03:00

Puns are not only fun but good brain exercise ... and dittor for verse ... which also helps one to say it better with less words ... They are signs of intelligence, not dunce! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 21:39:00

metrohumanx I was just attempting a pun....there's verse-MUCH verse... - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 01:12:00

:-) you are a very nice pun-gent! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-08: 07:09:00

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Queueirked

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Queue - irkt

Sentence: There was only one clerk at one register at Kame-Apart. Dismayed and waylaid, in a long line, those imprisoned in it found no time peace. Then, the chap at the end, like a defensive forward, with elbows attackling, made a mad line drive, surging queueickly to the front, leaving the rest of us waitstresses even more queueirked!

Etymology: QUEUE, IRKED, QUIRKED. QUEUE - waiting line. IRKED - annoyed, frustrated, exasperated, irritated and angry. QUIRK - the twist of fate that resulted in the long line and the line-jumper. /// Kame-Apart for K-Mart is not my invention. I have heard it many times and don't know who created it. /// Attackling is a verbotomy of attack and tackling. /// Queueickly is a verbotomy of queue and quickly.

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clever blend - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

interesting etymology. Enjoyed the sentence too!! - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:07:00

metrohumanx Hahahaha! Good one, SA! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:21:00

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Dissqueueiet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: diss kew waii et

Sentence: His dissqueueiet led to the linisation of the interlopers.

Etymology: disquiet queue diss

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Leapflog

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: lēpflôg

Sentence: Anne was told that the customer is always right. Sometimes she knew better. One morning when the other cashier was caught up in traffic the queue to her register was especially long. As she started to ring up a child’s purchase a woman rushed up to the counter to ask for a price check. Once given the price she announced ”That’s fine, I’ll take it”. Anne snapped. She decided to leapflog this inconsiderate customer. In a strong clear voice she asked the rest of people in line if they minded this woman butting in line. The resulting furor sent the woman scurrying without buying anything. The cheer Anne received made up for more than a few bad days.

Etymology: leapfrog (a game in which players in turn vault with parted legs over the backs of others who are bending down) + flog (beat someone with a whip or stick as punishment or torture)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-04-07: 02:41:00
Very greative cartoon, James!

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-07: 05:46:00
Thanks James! great cartoon too! It made me think hard on my own definition :)

mweinmann - 2009-04-07: 07:39:00
The cartoon was very thought provoking....that sometimes, we might want to wait or that what we are waiting for might not be the "answer" to our wishes in the end.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 02:31:00
Thank you. I guess the feeling is that sometimes we're lucky enough NOT to get what we wanted. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James