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'I've been working out on this ab machine every day for a week'

DEFINITION: n. The creepy pounds that sneak onto your waist even though you've been exercising and watching what you eat. v. To exercise rigorously, diet fastidiously, and yet still gain weight.

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Phenomaprocurity

Created by: yelloweyes

Pronunciation: fe-naw-maw-pro-cure-it-ee

Sentence: Shelly has been gaining weight recently. She said it was because she is experiencing phenomaprocurity, but I do not believe she is actually dieting or exercising.

Etymology: Phenoma - from phenomenon (fact or situation with a questionable/unknown cause) Procurity - from procure (to obtain).

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Carbohydeweight

Created by: CanadianAndyCapp

Pronunciation: Kar-bow-high-d-way-t

Sentence: The common misconception that sugar is at the root of all obesity problems hides the true fact that the increased use of fats in processed foods and lack of proper exercise to remove volume overeating poundage has led to people developing self-delusional "Jekyll and Hyde" attitudes about their diet/lifestyle, and weight in a form of "Carbohydeweight"

Etymology: Carbohydrate - An organic compound. / High - Elevated. / Hide - concealed. / Hyde - See Jekyll and Hyde. / Weight - Gravitational displacement (see also blubber)

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COMMENTS:

In every way .... outstandingly excellent! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:20:00

great word - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-19: 11:38:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-20: 05:12:00

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Ninjoules

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: nin-jewels

Sentence: Dear Lord, "So grant me strength that I may not fall, Into the clutches of cholesterol. May my flesh with carrot curls be sated That my soul may be polyunsaturated. And show me the light that I may bear witness To the President's Council on Physical Fitness." Deliver us from ninjoules so those sneaky pounds won't make us fools. Amen Quoted section by Victor Buono "The fat man's prayer" -- http://www.themadmusicarchive.com/song_details.aspx?SongID=3657.

Etymology: ninja (practitioners of japanese espionage, characterised by stealth) + joules (units of energy, that are easily converted into adipose tissue by the unsuspecting couch potato)

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Great fat man's prayer! Great Word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 09:58:00

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Expansercise

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ex/pan/ser/cise

Sentence: No matter how much he worked out, he tended to eat more and more, which unfortunately, just exacerbated the problem and turned the two activities into a futile expansercise for his body.

Etymology: EXPANSERCISE - from EXPANSE (something that is spread out over a relatively large area) + EXERCISE (activity that requires physical exertion)

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Phalories

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: FAL-OR-EES

Sentence: These 100 calorie packs have added like 500 phalories on me!

Etymology: Phantom Calories

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I've never seen a calorie, never felt one, so I think phalories is a perfect word for them! Well done! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 20:31:00

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Enigmass

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: eh-nig-mass

Sentence: All those 100-calorie snack packs were ineffective in helping George lose weight. Each day when he got on the scale, there it was - more enigmass.

Etymology: enigma, mass, ass

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COMMENTS:

Excellent verboticism. George has massive issues to deal with. He probably has indigestion too. ;-) - Mustang, 2008-03-19: 06:45:00

lol - Superb etymology and word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:12:00

another good one - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-19: 11:47:00

Short & sweet - or, perhaps, I should say: fat & sweet! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-19: 16:34:00

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Caloritrant

Created by: c2flores

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Fatsoishmanism

Created by: Soyabaa96

Pronunciation: Fat so` ish man ism

Sentence: I have a horrible case of Fatsoishmanism

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Fridgimen

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: fridj a men

Sentence: Martin was on a strict fridgimen to change his eating habits and body shape. Six times a day, he would vigorously stride (a cardio pulmonary exercise) to his refrigerator, open and close the door twenty times (to get a good upper body workout) and then bend over to get a beer from the bottom or reach up into the freezer to get an iced beer mug or ice cream treat (stretching exercises). He might also reach far into the back of the fridge (more stretching) to get cold fried chicken or lemon meringue pie out to eat. His theory was that if the food was cold, his body would have to burn more calories to warm it up so that he could digest it. Yes, his fridgimen was a good thermal workout and yet despite his fine muscle tone (for a 300 pound man) he never seemed to lose any weight. He just put it down to the fact that muscle weighed more than fat...

Etymology: Fridge (nickname for a refrigerator in which the coolant is pumped around by an electric motor, designed to keep foods cold) & Regimen ((medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)

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Sofanogood

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: so fa no gud

Sentence: Dwight's campaign motto to lose weight was (sofasogood) but it was turning into (sofanogood) due to his unexpected weight gain on lettuce leaves alone in the first week.

Etymology: So far so good (optimistic) & Sofa (couch) no good (not for weight loss, anyway!)

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-19: 00:01:00
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