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'Aaaaaaahh! It's alive!'

DEFINITION: n. The unexpected moment of horror when you realize that you're sharing your bathroom shower with thousands of rapidly replicating fungi, commonly known as orange slime. v. To be colonized by orange slime.

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Oranguscare

Created by: kimbo123

Pronunciation: orange-you-scare

Sentence: Thousands of replicating fungi was oranguscare.

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Sporabother

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: spohr-a-BOVTH-er

Sentence: Emerging from a tsudnamic loreality, Roxie found herself in a sporabother, scumscattled and scumscuttled, amidst a prorangerate.

Etymology: Sporabother (based on a "spot of bother" & sporabola:trajectory of a falling spore). Tsudnami (sud & tsunami) Scumscattle (scum & scattle - Yorkshire word: frightened. Scumscuttle: thwart, destroyed by scum. Prorangerate:(proliferate & orange)

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COMMENTS:

Galwaywegian: Hope you didn't mind me using "Loreality" - OZZIEBOB, 2007-10-31: 05:32:00

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Orangeshockage

Created by: Evilshadow

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Milduped

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: mil/doopt

Sentence: The twins were thrilled to be in their first and very own apartment. No more Mom and dad breathing down their necks or peeking out windows when dates were dropping them off. Their new place looked so good when it had the last tenants belongings in it. It somehow even looked cleaner than it really was. Molly's first shower sounded to Holly like a scene out of Alfred Hitchcock's movie Psycho. When Holly ran in to see what was going on, Molly was standing in the shower screaming and pointing, "LOOK! We've been milduped! This shower does did NOT originally match the peach colored walls and decor!"

Etymology: Mildew: A superficial coating or discoloration of organic materials caused by fungi, especially under damp conditions. Duped: slang for: To deceive

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like it - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-29: 16:32:00

metrohumanx Molly and Holly ! Hahahaha ! The D-mint twins are still going strong. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 16:53:00

I had just watched an episode of the reality show Sunset Tan. Holly and Molly do exist...though barely...ha - lumina, 2008-09-30: 16:09:00

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Jacoozie

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: jac/oozy

Sentence: Her bathtub which was had once been a place for quiet relaxation and meditation had been transformed into a jacoozie teaming with microscopic wildlife.

Etymology: jacuzzi + ooze

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funny! - galwaywegian, 2007-10-31: 07:46:00

Or maybe, 'Jacooties'? - Tigger, 2007-11-06: 17:18:00

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Fungiphobiangst

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: fun-jee-PHO-bee-ankst

Sentence: When Phoebe stepped into the shower and saw the massive orange slime blob on the shower floor she had a major case of fungiphobiangst and ran screaming from the bathroom.

Etymology: Blend of 'fungi' (any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single-celled or multinucleate organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic material in which they grow,), 'phobia'(a persistent, irrational fear of a specific object, activity, or situation that leads to a compelling desire to avoid it.) and 'angst'(A troubled or anxious state of mind)

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metrohumanx Great five syllable word, Mstang.... Slime blob squarepants makes me shudder. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 16:51:00

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Ecolinized

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ee kol ee nyzed

Sentence: Pathogenia thought she was alone in her abode. It was not until after she had had several showers in the less-than-new apartment that she felt crowded out. At first it was the odd spot or streak on the curtain or wall, but after a few days, she realized she was ecolinized by a different life form. Thank goodness for her new boyfriend, Mr. Klean. He came straight over after her panicky call and sprayed every inch of the bathroom with his essence. The orange blight was eliminated and she was once more alone in her apartment. At least until the mice, silverfish and cockroaches drop in for a visit...

Etymology: E-coli (Escherichia coli-Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) are a large and diverse group of bacteria) & Colonized (a settlement; those who settle in a new colony or move into new country; migrants)

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perfick! - galwaywegian, 2010-02-26: 03:26:00

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Fungusophobia

Created by: leechdude

Pronunciation: fun-gis-o-fo-beea

Sentence: Jenny was in complete fungusophobia watching the orange slime inch their way up the shower curtains and her own toes.

Etymology: fungi, fungus, phobia

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Spookoozy

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: spoo-KOO-zee

Sentence: Whilst Roxie longed for the joy and comfort of the jacuzzi, her evening ritual quickly turned into a moment of spokoozy amidst a sporabora of orange, slimy fungi.

Etymology: Blend of SPOOK: To startle and cause nervous activity in; frighten: OOZE:(of moisture, liquid, etc.) to flow, percolate, or exude slowly, as through holes or small openings & JACUZZI: name of a whirlpool bath or a device that swirls water in a bath

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on the same wavelength - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-29: 16:33:00

metrohumanx Good hybrid, O-bob. Thanks for using "whilst", too. It's sadly neglected in today's hectic world. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 16:49:00

Spookoozy sounds like a great activity for a Halloween party! - Nosila, 2008-09-29: 19:54:00

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Fungifiny

Created by: svnfsvn

Pronunciation: fun gif iny

Sentence: fungifiny made me fall in the tub.

Etymology: fungi ephipiny

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 00:40:00
Today we have a special "scary" definition just for Halloween. It was suggested by purpleartichokes, who not only sent in a photo of bathroom suffering from such an infestation (It is not hers!), but who also offered to model for today's comic. Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-31: 01:21:00
VERBOTOMY BLOG PARTY: November 1, 2007 is Verbotomy's first birthday! We are having a Blog Party to celebrate. Everybody is invited to the Verbotomy Blog to chat. All comments will be published as soon as you post them, so bring your favorite words and definitions and we'll chat. Go to http://www.verbotomy.com/blog. Talk to you then! ~ James

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-31: 04:57:00
James - thanks for hiding my cellulite! And that shower curtain... sure glad it's not MINE!

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-31: 13:55:00
busted Purple - those signature artichokes are a dead giveaway

purpleartichokes - 2007-10-31: 14:37:00
Oh well... found out. And they do clash with the orange slime. Guess I should decorate in Tangerines.

iluvenglish - 2007-11-01: 05:30:00
its EXCELLENT.... keep it up, galwaywegian...

lumina - 2008-09-30: 05:10:00
Great word! FUNNY sentence!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-26: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James