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'I'm not pouting because the world sucks'

DEFINITION: n. A person who regularly sulks inside cafes and coffeehouses all day, contributing nothing more to their world than a pout. v. To glower angrily at the state of world affairs while remaining inactive and unemployed.

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Joebegone

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: joh-bi-gawn

Sentence: Another sad day for Janice. It's all she could do to get her jobegone self out of the house to share a good glower with folks at the coffee shop.

Etymology: joe (coffee) + woebegone (sorrowful or sad in appearance)

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Isolatte

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: AHY-suh-lah-tey

Sentence: Roxie was an isolatte with a flat, black mindset.

Etymology: ISOLATTE: blend of isolate and latte. ALOOFEE: aloof and coffee

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COMMENTS:

fantastic!! - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:10:00

She should really stop brewding. Great word! - Tigger, 2008-05-17: 15:05:00

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Staryucks

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: starr yeukks

Sentence: the staryucks always take the best seats in the cafe and the solitary readers always take the largest table.

Etymology: starbucks yuck

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COMMENTS:

Just like people on airplanes who grab the window seats and then either read all the way there or worst stil, draw the blinds so no one can see where they are going...don't get me started! - Nosila, 2010-07-16: 23:00:00

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Bundamentalist

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bunn de menn tal ihst

Sentence: Every morning the bundamentalists would gather trailing a mass of pamphlets behind them as they shuffled to the corner booth carrying their fair-trade-not-tested-on animals-low carbon-footprint because-it-was-floated-across-the-ocean on-a-raft coffee and muffins.

Etymology: fundamentalists, bun

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COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:12:00

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Apouthetic

Created by: arrrteest

Pronunciation: a-pow-theh-tic

Sentence: Linda rarely got up from her seat at the local Sternbucks. Only her eyes moved from side to side, tracking the happy-if-not-jittery over-cafeinated customers who happily went on their way throughout the day, while her own esspresso double latte with skim milk and a sprig of cinnamon emptied from her cup more from evaporation than from actually being drunk. Her apouthetic stance contributed nothing to the world but an elbow worn spot on the table, a permanent scowl on her face, and snickering comments from regular customers who would often purposely tried to engage her in overtly cheery conversation to see how she would react.

Etymology: apathetic with pout embedded in it.

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Borista

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: bow rista

Sentence: Java Lyn was such a borista, rambling on without getting to the point.

Etymology: barrista, bore

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Coffeegrouse

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kôfēgrous

Sentence: Ruby spends much of her day in the local coffee shop. While the waitress pours her java, she pours out her displeasure with the state of her life. Her grumbling has earned her the title of coffeegrouse.

Etymology: coffee (a drink made from the roasted and ground bean-like seeds of a tropical shrub) + grouse (complain pettily; grumble) play on coffeehouse

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Espressionado

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: es - press - yan - AH - do

Sentence: Definitely a cup 'half empty' pessimist, Shandra had become a devout espressionado...whiling away the days in her favorite coffee house, sipping espresso and griping and grumbling endlessly about politics, the econonomy, and people in general.

Etymology: Blend of 'espresso' (a concentrated beverage brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans) and 'aficionado' (An enthusiastic admirer or follower; a fan)

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Stewbucks

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: stu-bucks

Sentence: Sara spent her days and unemployment cash brooding at Stewbucks after losing her job as a cashier at Wal-Mart for not welcoming people. "Being a cashier is too hard," she thought, "because they want you to be cheerful all the time."

Etymology: stew: be in a huff, sullen, resentful + starbucks: well-known chain of coffeehouses

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Espressionado

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: es - press - yan - AH - do

Sentence: Definitely a cup 'half empty' pessimist, Maybellene had become a devout espressionado...whiling away the days in her favorite coffee house, sipping espresso and griping and grumbling endlessly about politics, the econonomy, and people in general.

Etymology: blend of espresso and aficionado.

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COMMENTS:

Excellent - Rutilus, 2008-05-16: 11:11:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-16: 10:14:00

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