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'There's a donut in your DVD Tray!'

DEFINITION: n. A hiding place which is used to store emergency supplies like donuts, booze and candies. v. To hide special treats in secret locations around your home or office, so you can access them when needed.

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Laysaway

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: leys-uh-wey

Sentence: Josh has more hiding places for snacks around the office than he can remember. He definitely believes in the Laysaway plan.

Etymology: Lays (a snack brand) layaway (an article or item put away for annuitized payments)

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Aystashaway

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: A-stash-away

Sentence: Alice's "aystashaway" was discovered by Sam the computer technician at her work today as he was called in because the computer system shut down all of a sudden. He found her secret "aystashaway" and Alice went pale and was unable to speak because her mouth was crammed full with a stale doughnut. After Sam left...she hurried over to the back of the computer tower and unscrewed the screws and retrieved her other doughnut in her other "aystashaway". Alice breathed a sigh of relief smiled, like a little kid with a big secret and sat down to drink her coffee. The next thing she knew the computer tower started to smoke and spark and out went all the lights in the building! Then... the fire alarm went off and the water sprinklers came on. That day she decided it's best to keep her "aystashaway" away from electronic devices.

Etymology: Combination of an A and a Y to be pronounced as "Ay" as in a stash... Stash;a place in which something is stored secretly; hiding place; cache. Away;Out of existence in a secure place or manner. (or so Alice thought)

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metrohumanx Alice was a stash away from disaster! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:27:00

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Shotspot

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: shot - spot

Sentence: Ernie could not get through the day without a shot or two of rum, vodka, gin, brandy, whisky or some alcoholic fix. Because he did not want anyone to know his weakness, he kept a secret place he called his shotspot where he kept the flavor of the day, along with his special shot glass.

Etymology: shot and spot; also play on "hotspot"

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COMMENTS:

Great originality. Did you know that most hard liquor has so much sugar in its simplest form that a shot is a 100 calories! Sure puts alcohol in the sweet treat category. Shotspot is a tiptop create! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 20:03:00

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Snackpack

Created by: Negatrev

Pronunciation: Snak-pak

Sentence: John decided to snackpack his Mars bar, for safekeeping.

Etymology: from snack (Food eaten between meals) and pack (To put into a receptacle for transporting or storing)

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Chipbunk

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: chipbəngk

Sentence: When Chip's brother went off to college the bedroom was all his. The first thing he did was to squirrel away some of his favorite snacks. He could never do this before because his brother would always ferret them out. He had cookies in shoe boxes in his closet - gummy bears in his sock drawer. He found that he could replace his brother's pillow with bags of chips. He took over the upper berth so he now had Chip's bunk and a chipbunk.

Etymology: chip (a thin slice of food made crisp by being fried, baked, or dried and typically eaten as a snack) + bunk (a piece of furniture consisting of two beds, one above the other, that form a unit)

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Makes me hungry just reading about it. Good word! - Mustang, 2009-03-18: 19:21:00

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Cachedrawer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kash draw er

Sentence: Simon had a place to hide goodies for a rainy day, or a day when his Mom decided he had not earned any treats. His cachedrawer was a hollowed out section on his old computer. Eventually though his mom caught on...when the ants kept crawling in and out of his hard drive. They were his original computer bugs.

Etymology: Cache (a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons);(computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics;a secret store of valuables or money) & Cash Drawer (a till or place to lock valuables)

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Chubbyhole

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: tch ub eeee ho llll

Sentence: what was concealed in the chubbyhole eventaully became obvious in all the wrong places

Etymology: cubby hole chubby

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Orphicnutricache

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: oar-phick-NOO-trih-CASH (orphinnutricached, orphicnutricacher)

Sentence: Shirly was mad-she cut her own hair- Putting on pounds though her cupboard was bare- Authorities came and seized her computers- She was a foodlum but they were like looters- Unearthing her privately secluded stash- But not her ORPHICNUTRICACHE

Etymology: ORPHIC+NUTRItion+CACHE=ORPHICNUTRICACHE_____ ORPHIC: having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence, beyond ordinary understanding......NUTRITOUS: the act or process of nourishing or being nourished, the sum of the processes by which an animal takes in and utilizes food substances; Middle English nutricioun, from Late Latin nutrition-, nutritio, from Latin nutrire.....CACHE: a secure place of storage, a hiding place especially for concealing and preserving provisions or implements; French, from cacher to press, hide, from Vulgar Latin *coacticare to press together, from Latin coactare to compel, frequentative of cogere to compel.

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That's a long word there Metrohumanx,Way to go! I can always count on your clever wit and humor and you're nice too :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-03-18: 03:10:00

metrohumanx Thanks! I've been trying to shorten my words, but no luck. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:23:00

Part of the fun is seeing how long your word is! Look forward to your intricate etymologies! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 11:48:00

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Snacache

Created by: Radegar

Pronunciation: snakaysh (alt) snakash

Sentence: George hid his personal treats in his well hidden snacache. (n) No one could snacache her supplies like Juie (v).

Etymology: A combination of snack and cache

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COMMENTS:

Welcome! You really cached in on this one! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 12:33:00

Excellent!! - Mustang, 2009-03-18: 19:20:00

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Snackcess

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: snak sess

Sentence: Bbubba could be on a desert island, in the operations room in the pentagon or diving on the wreck of the Titanic, and he would still have snacksess 24/7

Etymology: access snack

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-18: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-03-18: 19:57:00
As I looked at the list of todays verbotomies in daily stats ... it struck me that we had a lot of new words of pots of old! (big wink/silly grin) But the clever creates are golden again today!

kateinkorea - 2009-03-19: 00:00:00
I came from a big family, so I was laughing by the first sentence. Good word.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-09-29: 00:38:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James