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Linoleumyum

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: lyn-OLE-ee-yum-yum

Sentence: When any food was dropped on the floor anywhere near him Brandon showed that he was a mindless dolt where sanitation was concerned, as he considered those morsels to be freebie linoleumyums...

Etymology: Blend of linoleum and yumyum

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COMMENTS:

nice - yellowbird, 2008-09-30: 09:08:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 12:09:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 12:58:00

artr I might have shortened it to Linoleyum so it sounds like the real word but plays with the spelling. - artr, 2008-10-01: 16:23:00

artr or perhaps linoleyummies... - artr, 2008-10-02: 14:37:00

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Dropslob

Created by: Roosje

Pronunciation:

Sentence: The dropslob found himself in an embarrassing situation when he was discovered snacking under the dining table where his young sister-in-law enjoyed her birthday cake.

Etymology: to drop + slob, disgusting

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Floorfeastishism

Created by: November

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Barbara had to realize that Ben was neither into her new red Manolos nor her well pedicured feet, but was suffering from a bad case of FloorFeastishism.

Etymology: Floor + Feast; • verb 1 have a feast. 2 (feast on) eat large quantities of.   — PHRASES feast one’s eyes on gaze at with pleasure.    — ORIGIN Latin festa, from festus ‘joyous’. + Fetish/Fetishism; a form of sexual desire in which gratification is focused abnormally on an object, part of the body, or activity

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Spillunching

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: spil-lənch-ng

Sentence: Harry was so clumsy that if he didn't believe in spillunching, he would have to almost double his food budget. He loved to cite the 5-second rule as he did his best to extract any dog hair or other foreign matter that may have come along for the ride. What he couldn't understand was why people always wanted to ask him if he had ever been caving.

Etymology: spill (cause or allow (liquid) to flow over the edge of its container) lunching (a meal eaten in the middle of the day) derivative of the word spelunking (the exploration of caves, esp. as a hobby)

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metrohumanx The spelunker's motto: Take only pictures Leave only footprints Kill only time :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:25:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-09-30: 15:07:00

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Hyperglandous

Created by: deaninc

Pronunciation: hi-per-gland-us

Sentence: Being hyperglandous does have its opportunity

Etymology: The increased sensitivity of the oral receptors responding to an individual craving

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Consperate

Created by: destrict

Pronunciation: con-sper-rate

Sentence: After dropping her ice cream, the little girl decided to consperate it with vigor.

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Germunch

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: jərmənch

Sentence: Billy*s mom is a germ-a-phobe. Her house is cleaner than a surgeon*s hands. When he went away to college Billy became the antithesis of of her. He would eat anything on a dare; worms, cockroaches, food off the bathroom floor. He extended the 5-second rule to the 5-minute rule. He would germunch just about anything just to get a reaction. Because of his reduced stature his friends often referred to him as the germunchkin.

Etymology: germ (a microorganism, esp. one that causes disease) + munch (eat (something) with a continuous and often audible action of the jaws)

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Plibble

Created by: micvice

Pronunciation: PLIH-bul

Sentence: Marcel was very clumsy and a bit of a glutton, so naturally quite the plibbler.

Etymology: plop, nibble

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Linoleyum

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lin ol ee yum

Sentence: When Frasier accidentally dropped something tasty on the floor, the floor automatically became a linoleyum. He dove to lick up the treat before the five second rule applied and could win gold medals for his efforts.

Etymology: Linoleum (a floor covering) & Yum (an interjection that means delicious)

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Flotsyum

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: FLOTZ - yum. In time, no doubt, the "Y" would be lost & the pron would become: flotzum.

Sentence: Fastidiousness wasn't one of Bob's stronger points. And from the time when he was a drover on the Barcoo, and nearly had to eat a barcoo sandwich to survive, his philosophy was that if it was food, it was edible. So when any flotsyum hit the floor, Bob quickly upgrubbed it.

Etymology: Blend of flotsam & yum: By analogy -when tasty food falls "overboard. Yum: yummy, tasty, scrumptious. Upgrub: grub: "food" & vb: to forage. Barcoo sandwich: Any outback food considered to be inedible, as (humorously) a goanna between two slabs of bark.

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COMMENTS:

Bob could have a jetsammich with his flotsyum. They both sound pretty Barcoo to me. Great word and sentence as usual OZ! - Scrumpy, 2007-10-11: 07:23:00

love upgrubbed as well - Jabberwocky, 2007-10-11: 12:07:00

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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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