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Ensaucer

Top verboticism of the day created by petaj

DEFINITION: v. To whack someone over the head with a pot (or any other handy utensil), because they won't do what you say. n. A complaint about someone who doesn't do things the way you want.

Pronunciation: rhymes with enforcer

Sentence: Miss Gertrude was a strict disciplinarian in the home economics classes. Any wayward kitchen techniques were beaten out of the students by her use of the ensaucer.

Etymology: enforce + saucer

Created by: petaj.

Comments:

I'd like to re-ensauce my appreciation of this :-) - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 19:54:00

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Potulance: /paht-chew-luhnce/ Kate's moods and irritability were so predictable Pete knew the moment he heard the kitchen cupboard doors squeak open he was in for a barrage of her potulance. Etymology: Using PETULANCE, meaning ill humor, irritability + POT Created by: readerwriter.

Comments:

good one! - mrskellyscl, 2009-04-29: 09:15:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:39:00

Potsquabble: /pah t sk waab el/ Mike knew he was in for a potsquabble when arguing with Becky that Kwik Trip was spelled with a "Q", and not a "Kw". He knew he was wrong since he had gassed up there not 10 minutes ago and distinctly remembered the sign. Becky already had her cast iron pan in hand... Etymology: Pot (cooking vessel for the stove, also called a pan) + squabble (a fight) Created by: Biscotti.

Comments:

Very apt. Love it - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 02:49:00

Whinerack: /whyne rak/ When Crackin' Rosie could not get her way with her spouse, Corky Merlot, she would use the wine rack as a whinerack and sack him on the head. He was mulling over grabbing a cab and leaving her to cross the bordeaux,and run off with his girlfriend, Sweet Sherry. To his riesling, any port in a storm was better than living a lie and becoming Pinot keyo. Being married to Rosie had become a real champain. Etymology: Whine (to complain;a complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way)& Rack (torment emotionally or mentally;an instrument of torture)& Wordplay on Wine Rack (a wooden or metal frame used to store bottles of wine horizontally) Created by: Nosila.

Comments:

Pinot keyo - I had to sound that out, then I got it! Funny... : ) - karenanne, 2010-11-11: 16:25:00

I heard of a wine for seniors...you can drink it all night and not have to get up to visit the toilet...it's called Pinot More! - Nosila, 2010-11-11: 18:55:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-29: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by an anonymous voter! ~ James

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