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'Why won't you stop the anonymous voting?'

DEFINITION: v. To whack someone over the head with a pot (or any other handy utensil), because they won't do what you say. n. A complaint about someone who doesn't do things the way you want.

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Ensaucer

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rhymes with enforcer

Sentence: Miss Gertrude was a strict disciplinarian in the home economics classes. Any wayward kitchen techniques were beaten out of the students by her use of the ensaucer.

Etymology: enforce + saucer

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COMMENTS:

I'd like to re-ensauce my appreciation of this :-) - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 19:54:00

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Powerfool

fabdiva

Created by: fabdiva

Pronunciation: pow-erh-fool

Sentence: After a powerfool conversation, Jeremy concluded that shoe shopping with Amber was more appealing than watching the baseball.

Etymology: Power - the ability to influence others/strength. Fool - a silly person/trick or deceive.

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Potsquabble

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: pah t sk waab el

Sentence: Mike knew he was in for a potsquabble when arguing with Becky that Kwik Trip was spelled with a "Q", and not a "Kw". He knew he was wrong since he had gassed up there not 10 minutes ago and distinctly remembered the sign. Becky already had her cast iron pan in hand...

Etymology: Pot (cooking vessel for the stove, also called a pan) + squabble (a fight)

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Very apt. Love it - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 02:49:00

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Thwappott

Created by: smithkr3

Pronunciation: Thwapp et

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Clobberform

Created by: Kevcom2

Pronunciation: klawb/err/foarm

Sentence: She clobberformed me into saying yes; Prithee, I had no control over the matter, she's quite influencing.

Etymology: clobber (hit) + form (mold, influence)

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Pursuade

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: purs-weyd

Sentence: Her suede purse only weighed thirty pounds, but the smack of it - upside Honey Boy's head - was the best way she found to pursuade him that her way was the right way.

Etymology: persuade = purse (handbag) + suede (from leather)

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Spatulicks

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spachəlikz

Sentence: Lidia likes her boyfriend to help her in the kitchen. He isn’t so willing to volunteer. She doesn’t tolerate any variance from her way of doing things. Whatever utensil she has in her hand may be used to correct his technique. He might end up with spatulicks, ladlelumps or even whiskwhacks. He makes a point of leaving the room whenever she is working with a knife or fork.

Etymology: spatula (an implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade, used for mixing and spreading things) + licks (a smart blow)

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Whinerack

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whyne rak

Sentence: When Crackin' Rosie could not get her way with her spouse, Corky Merlot, she would use the wine rack as a whinerack and sack him on the head. He was mulling over grabbing a cab and leaving her to cross the bordeaux,and run off with his girlfriend, Sweet Sherry. To his riesling, any port in a storm was better than living a lie and becoming Pinot keyo. Being married to Rosie had become a real champain.

Etymology: Whine (to complain;a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way)& Rack (torment emotionally or mentally;an instrument of torture)& Wordplay on Wine Rack (a wooden or metal frame used to store bottles of wine horizontally)

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karenanne Pinot keyo - I had to sound that out, then I got it! Funny... : ) - karenanne, 2010-11-11: 16:25:00

I heard of a wine for seniors...you can drink it all night and not have to get up to visit the toilet...it's called Pinot More! - Nosila, 2010-11-11: 18:55:00

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Rollingpincentive

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: roh-ling-pin-sen-tiv

Sentence: Whitey doesn't always agree with Ginny's way of doing things. In these cases she would persuade him with a dose of rollingpincentive. As a result, Whitey's noggin has more lumps than grandma's gravy.

Etymology: rolling pin (a cylinder of wood or other material, usually with a short handle at each end, for rolling out dough) + incentive (something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity)

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Walluppoll

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: wal lup pole

Sentence: "You spend too long voting on that Verbotomy site each day", she said as she gave him a walluppoll with a skillet.

Etymology: Rhymes with Gallup Poll (A poll of the opinion of randomly chosen persons, used to represent the opinion of the public; a barometer of public opinion particularly used at election time) & Wallop ( a severe blow;a forceful consequence; a strong effect;defeat soundly and utterly; hit hard) & Poll (the part of the head between the ears;an inquiry into public opinion conducted by interviewing a random sample of people)

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COMMENTS:

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:38:00

I've heard that sentence before! - splendiction, 2009-04-29: 22:29:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-29: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by an anonymous voter! ~ James