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Spotluck

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: spot/luk

Sentence: Muffy the poodle had gotten used to the fact that family parties were no longer a smorgasbord of tasty delights. Ever since her family was introduced to the "If you pick it up within five seconds AND kiss it up to God it is clean and safe to eat" by that little brat Megan, Muffy had not enjoyed the family potlucks much anymore. She has settled however for the first hour or so, when all the guests are gone and the Mom person is cleaning up. The spotluck that is left behind by all the "five second" droppings isn't as filling, but almost as tasty.

Etymology: From Potluck: A potluck is a gathering of people where each person is expected to bring a dish of food to be shared among the group.

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COMMENTS:

Love it...spot on! - Nosila, 2008-09-30: 22:48:00

Thanks Nose! - lumina, 2008-09-30: 23:37:00

metrohumanx A supremely satisfying sentence....and a lesson for us all. Great job, gemini. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-01: 13:39:00

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Fumbleflavor

Created by: tdhall56

Pronunciation:

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Etymology: fumble flavor

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Flooraging

hooterbug

Created by: hooterbug

Pronunciation: flĂ´"rijing

Sentence: I pretended not to see my co-worker Sal flooraging up the chunk of my Eclaire that I just dropped.

Etymology: Foraging (the act of searching for food and provisions) + Floor

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COMMENTS:

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 12:59:00

metrohumanx Excellent. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:33:00

Nice combination - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:33:00

Great minds think alike...I had used this in my sentence! - Nosila, 2008-09-30: 22:49:00

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Antipastogen

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: an/ti/pah/stoh/jen

Sentence: Antipasto off the plate, or antipastogen off the floor, it didn't bother Tommy. It was FOOD!

Etymology: antipasto + pathogen (bacteria)

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Tenseconder

ajnemajrje

Created by: ajnemajrje

Pronunciation: ten-sek-on-dur

Sentence: John eats food off the floor all the time. He is a total tenseconder

Etymology: a person who takes the "ten second" rule a little to much to heart.

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Flotsophage

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: FLOT-so-FAGE

Sentence: SickVic was a textbook example of an unrepentant FLOTSOPHAGE.In most social settings he appeared quite normal, but if he saw the smallest particle of food fall, he went down faster than Bush's approval ratings, often intercepting the wayward morsel before if hit the food court floor. One time he inhaled a FLOTSOPHAGE before it was even identified as one of Sookie's artificial fingernails. SickVic hasn't been seen lately, and legend has it he is presently a resident in the cafeteria at Doctor Beddow's Institute for the Culinarily Challenged.....and a more revolting "challenge of the day" I have not seen.

Etymology: FLOTSOm + PHAGE= FLOTSOPHAGE.....FLOTSOM:miscellaneous or unimportant material unintentionally jettisoned or dropped (as opposed to JETSAM:deliberately cast overboard)Anglo-French floteson, from floter to float, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English flotian to float, flota ship.....-PHAGE: suffix meaning "to eat" (latin)

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metrohumanx Before I was MetrohumanX, I was Metrodad....and you can view my artwork at DeviantArt.com http://www.deviantart.com/ - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:10:00

metrohumanx DeviantArt is an awkward website....you have to select "metrodad's galleries" if you wanna see some bizarre drawings and paintings. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:17:00

better not get it caught in his flotsophagus - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:13:00

metrohumanx Flotsophagus......that sounds good. Thanx J-wock! - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 15:40:00

Terrific - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:34:00

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Putrilapiglop

Created by: tehbeks

Pronunciation: pyoo treh lah peh glawp

Sentence: MMMMM... Putrilapiglop! I better dive fast before anyone else sees it! That's disgusting. Why does Ted always putrilapiglap everything that spills?

Etymology: putrid lap (i.e. in how dogs drink water) glop

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Prodigalnosh

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Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: Prod i gal nosh

Sentence: Josh was known for prodigalnoshing at the most inopportune moments such as in a crowded cafeteria. Sometimes the prodigalnoshed food he picked up didn't even belong to him! Josh knew to prodialnosh was to court many risks to his immune system and social standing, but he just couldn't resist himself. He would be a prodigalnosher for life, until his body gave out, and even then, he probably would have his nursery home attendant attend to that for him.

Etymology: Prodigal (as in the prodigal son who comes back to the fold after wandering to find his own) & nosh (to eat)

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Terraprehendive

Created by: aayeye

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Madge was stunned when her terraprehendive blind date started licking up the tapioca he spilled on the floor.

Etymology: Terra= Earth Prehend= to grab Dive= as in to dive to the ground. Also: Terra+endive Earth lettuce

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Whoopsidining

Created by: Anthporter

Pronunciation: hwoop-see-die-ning

Sentence: Todd went whoopsidining after Rachel spilled her chocolate mousse. It was disgusting!

Etymology: Whoops + ups-a-daisy + Dining

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-11: 01:35:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you again remistram! ~ James

mplsbohemian - 2007-10-11: 22:57:00
There are a LOT of good words today!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-10-12: 00:30:00
Yes lots of floordoeuvres for thought. Tasty too! Even if they are all full of antipastogens. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-08: 00:20:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

'May I ask, what are you doing?'

DEFINITION: v., To drop food on the floor, then pick it up and eat it, before anyone else can say "it's too dirty". n., A tasty treat which has been accidentally dropped, then quickly salvaged and savored.

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