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'Thank goodness these things are biodegradable!'

DEFINITION: n. A "natural process" which, smokers believe, makes cigarette butts magically disappear. v. To clean up someone else's butts.

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Tobacgo

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: to bak go

Sentence: Virginia Slims reckoned that the cigarette butts she chucked would blow off into the air and recycle themselves. That's why they were actually known as tobacgo leaves.

Etymology: Tobacco (leaves of the tobacco plant dried and prepared for smoking) & Go (stop operating or functioning)

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Flicknesia

Created by: jedijawa

Pronunciation: flick-nee-shia

Sentence: Bill suffered from flicknesia and thought that his butts would not be litter if he forgot about them.

Etymology: flick + amnesia

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Vanash

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: van ash

Sentence: her cigarette butts would vanash in a puff of smoke.

Etymology:

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Cigracadabra

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sigrəkədabrə

Sentence: Too many smokers think that some sort of cigracadabra happens when they toss their spent butts to the ground.

Etymology: cigarette (a thin cylinder of finely cut tobacco rolled in paper for smoking) + abracadabra (a word said by magicians when performing a magic trick)

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Bioprestidigitation

hoylus

Created by: hoylus

Pronunciation: bye oh press ti deegee tay schon.

Sentence:

Etymology: prestidigitation is slight of hand as used by magicians, bio suggests natural.

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Buttification

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: but-ti-fi-ca-tion

Sentence: Because she loved the park, Norma engaged in buttification every weekend so that visitors, especially the children, wouldn't have to put up with the sights and smells of tobacco waste.

Etymology: beautification: to make or become beautiful + butt: the discarded end of a cigarette.

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Smooshgradable

Created by: TONYCCIA

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Shoawa

Created by: adbern

Pronunciation: sho-wah

Sentence:

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

Sho a wat? - egonschiela, 2007-01-25: 16:18:00

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Fagic

erasmus

Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: fadge ick

Sentence: and as if by fagic it was stuck to the bottom of her shoe and Mary thought it had disappeared.What she forgot to notice was that her shoes had been slowly getting taller and now had a 3 inch platforms of butts.

Etymology: from fag an English word for a cigarette and magic

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COMMENTS:

protothor This made me laugh. I think the sentence could use a bit of work, but it's a great word. - protothor, 2007-01-25: 16:50:00

Yeah, it is great word! - wordmeister, 2007-01-26: 00:52:00

erasmus English born and bred but still I can't get a hold of the language properly. There is no hope for me as a writer. - erasmus, 2007-01-26: 04:05:00

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Biodigarette

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: bīō-d-ig-a-ret

Sentence: Peter threw his fag end to the floor, assuming it would eventually biodegarette.

Etymology: biodegrade + cigarette

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