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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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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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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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Laysaway

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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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Smorgashoard

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: smor gas hord

Sentence: Thor, being of Viking descent, had developed the habit of hiding olaf his food all around his home, so that he could eat or drink something wherever he was with little effort. He hid candies in his mail box; mead bottles in his toilet tank(Skol!); herring in his ottoman storage area; nuts in his sock drawer and potato chips in his computer desk. He called this food his smorgashoard, or so the saga goes. It seemed like a good idea until the insects and mice found his cache and overran his home. Now Thor is full of re-Norse and he will have to find other ways to be toastin' Odin, like pillaging his fridge and raiding his pantry.

Etymology: Smorgasbord (an assortment of foods served as a buffet meal) & Hoard (a secret store of valuables or money; save up as for future use)

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mmmmmmmmmm - galwaywegian, 2010-09-29: 08:15:00

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Storeo

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: sto ree o

Sentence: People who did not grow up in large families did not understand the need to stash away treats from competitive siblings. Treats were few and far between and therefore had to be locked away, guarded or secreted in unlikely places in order to savour when the coast was clear. The old man's pride and joy was his new fangled stereo, complete with 2 large speakers. These speakers today are minute, but in the good old days, they were large, rectangular boxes, big enough to be pieces of furniture themselves. They were open at the back and the space behind them was large enough to store treats that were squirreled away until later, unseen from casual observation at the front of the unit. Hence, the stereo became the storeo. Hi-Fi actually stood for Hide & Find, not High Fidelity. You waited and watched to see which sibling paid unreasonable attention to an inanimate object, like a speaker box, and then you knew where his cache of goodies lay. It was psychologically impossible for him not to keep checking on the loot guiltily. When he was in the bathroom or outside playing, you then helped yourself to his treats. Of course, you had him, because he could not complain to the folks, or the old man would have his hide for putting his sound system at risk with melty treats, like oreo cookies. It was a perfect arrangement and it was true, the forbidden fruit always tasted sweeter!

Etymology: Stereo (reproducer in which two microphones feed two or more loudspeakers to give a three-dimensional effect to the sound ) & Store (to save;a supply of something available for future use) & Stow (stash something away) & Oreo (the famous choclate cookie with a white cream filling).

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metrohumanx I've heard stories of snack-depivation. Kids secretly gorging themselves on sweet baking ingredeients- even molasses- just for the sugar. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:31:00

What a storeovision! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 11:53:00

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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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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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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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Snackristy

Created by: Banky

Pronunciation: /snahk-riss-tee/

Sentence: The priest would hide candy bars and sodas within the snackristy to tempt the gangly altar boys and the painted Jezabels of the parish to stay after mass and accept his catechism.

Etymology: sacristy - the room in a church where the sacred items are kept; snack - a small quantity of food betwixt meals to prevent the gut from digesting itself

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metrohumanx Domenic- go frisk 'em. - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:28:00

Perfecto! - readerwriter, 2009-03-18: 08:21:00

(W)holy unacceptable :) - galwaywegian, 2009-03-18: 10:17:00

Tad sackreligious! Very Clever! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 11:30:00

Also snackreligious....and funny - mweinmann, 2009-03-18: 12:56:00

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Hoardaway

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: hoard a weigh

Sentence: When it comes to sweets and treats, especially nuts, Hazel likes to make like a squirrel and stash them in a cache. Hazel would be most upset if you found a way into her hoardaway.

Etymology: HOARD - to secretly accumulate and collect. AWAY - missing, as in missing so no one else can have it. HOARDAWAY is also a word play on HIDE AWAY.

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What do most hoardaways dislike? Da weigh in! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 00:52:00

metrohumanx You always take the HARDWAY! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-18: 04:24:00

Hordes of people (and squirrels) would love to find Hazel's hidden hoardaway... - mweinmann, 2009-03-18: 13:02:00

especially her cachew stash, mweinmann! Better not let her cacheyou! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-18: 20:10:00

Awesome! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-19: 00:02:00

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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