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'Yes Boss, I am sick as a dog'

DEFINITION: v., To create the impression that you are deathly ill and represent a potentially lethal bio-hazard risk, so that your boss will ask you to "take the next couple of days off". n., A faked illness.

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Expediadotcon

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ex speedy yah dot kon

Sentence: Mary had a knack for getting additional vacation time every year. By faking dreadful symptoms and acting better than most Oscar winners, she was able to fool her boss into believing she was at death's doorstep and highly infectious. She definitely put the "con" in contagious. After she had set the stage, she flu off to exotic locales and enjoyed an expediadotcon vacation. One of these days, her boss would wise up and figure out that when Typhoid Mary came back from these illnesses, she had a tan. When that happened, she'd lose her job and she would only be able to afford to vacation in Puerto Backyardo!

Etymology: expedia.com(popular website for last minute cheaper vacations) & con (to deprive by deceit;hustle)

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love Peurto Backyardo - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-01: 10:59:00

metrohumanx :) ! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-01: 13:29:00

Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-10-01: 18:13:00

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Liephoyd

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: lie - foyd

Sentence: The boss suspected that Barry's third tonsillectomy of the year was in reality a case of liephoid fever.

Etymology: lie + typhoid (a disease more prevalent around the turn of the 20th century)

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funny - I guess he would be Liephoyd Barry - Typhoid Mary's brother - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-02: 12:29:00

If Barry keeps carrying on in this way up, his boss will "have him up to his back teeth." Nice word:imaginative! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-04: 16:40:00

I had a wicked case of liephoyd last Friday! - milorush, 2007-11-06: 13:00:00

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Grimweeker

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: GRIM-week-uhr

Sentence: When telephonicly Bob's eerie ebolalia mournfully eked out his own impending self-doom; his boss, Mr Hart, always immediately granted to him, a moaning, groaning grimweeker, the next five working days off on full pay.

Etymology: GRIM: having a harsh, surly, forbidding, or morbid air; melancholy; despondent: & WEEK:the working days or working portion of the seven-day period; workweek; _ER: (suffix): forming nouns, denoting doer. GRIM REAPER: the ghastly, savage, fierce, harsh, stalking, foreboding and repulsive aspect of immanent death. EBOLALIA (ebola & lalia)

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a whole week? lucky guy - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-01: 11:00:00

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Psuedoviraltruancy

Created by: Koekbroer

Pronunciation: syoo-do-vi-ral-troo-en-see

Sentence: Once or twice a year Doug would call up his boss and scare the living daylights out of him with some story of a super infectious virus. This was in order to get a day off for hiking in the mountains when a good head-clearing was called for. On the whole, though, he was a very conscientious member of the workforce so the only thing one could really accuse him of was a little psuedoviraltruancy.

Etymology: psuedo + viral + truancy

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Homerrhagicize

Created by: QuantumMechanic

Pronunciation: home uh raj uh size

Sentence: We had home plate seats for the World Series, so I had to homerrhagicize or my boss would come checking up on me.

Etymology: Home + [hemo]rrhagic (bleeding)

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Moutharougitist

Created by: mistressofwords

Pronunciation: mouth-a-roo-ji-tist

Sentence: The doctor said I have a bad case of Moutharougitist.

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COMMENTS:

having a red (rouge french for red) mouth that is swollen. yuk - mistressofwords, 2008-10-01: 15:58:00

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Anthraxafaking

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: an-thrax-a-fak-ing

Sentence: Bob put on a good show, but all his co-workers knew he was just anthraxafaking.

Etymology: anthrax (deadly infection) fake (pretend)

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Dumplingbutt

Created by: Pickles78

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Hookychondria

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: hook kee kon dree ah

Sentence: Mala Dee had called her boss describing her dreadful symptoms and the fact that her doctor had told her to take 2 weeks off to avoid spreading infection to her co-workers. Her boss was sympathetic, but any doubts he had about her lengthy illness were brought home as he watched the closing ceremonies of the Olympics from Vancouver and saw a shot of Mala dancing around with the Team Canada athletes. It was then he realized that she had only been suffering from the hookychondria, Gold Fever, like the rest of the country. GO, CANADA, GO!

Etymology: Hooky (truancy; failure to attend) & Hypochondria (chronic and abnormal anxiety about imaginary symptoms and ailments)

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karenanne "Mala Dee" Good one! - karenanne, 2010-03-02: 10:46:00

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Replillicate

Created by: tumblebehr

Pronunciation: Reh plah ih la cayt

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-02: 01:55:00
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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-02: 12:29:00
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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-01: 00:08:00
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