Verboticism: Pafflement

'Oh yes, I keep notes for everything.'

DEFINITION: v., to post sticky notes all over the place, including sticky notes to remind you to read the previously posted sticky notes. n., an obsessive compulsive dependency on sticky notes.

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Postmemophilia

Created by: Koekbroer

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COMMENTS:

neat word - Nosila, 2010-01-28: 00:35:00

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Postitution

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: post it too shun

Sentence: We knew Sue's compulsion to plaster her home with sticky notes to aid her poor memory had gone too far. Clawing their way through the rainbow of squares, the health inspectors condemned her home and slapped her with a charge of postitution. Note to self, Sue, consider this an intervention for your 3M addiction.

Etymology: Post-It (brand of sticky notes) & WordPlay on Prostitution (offering sex for pay)

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COMMENTS:

DrWebsterIII SENSATIONAL - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 12:54:00

hyperborean You nailed it! - hyperborean, 2012-10-25: 12:57:00

No, they're sticky so you don't need nails. - Rhyme79, 2012-10-25: 14:41:00

DrWebsterIII ha ha ha Rhyme - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 15:53:00

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Stickumpulsion

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: stik-um-PUL-shun

Sentence: Phyllis had a severe case of stickumpulsion, wherein she'd create a stickum for every notion that entered her mind and would stick them on whatever appliance or kitchen cabinet that was near at hand.

Etymology: Blend of 'stickum' (An adhesive substance) and 'compulsion' (n. a strong, usually irresistible impulse to perform an act, especially one that is irrational or contrary to one's will)

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Memogamy

Created by: SethelMerman

Pronunciation: Mem-AHH-guh-mee

Sentence: Four of my Five wives agree, I'm really married to post-it notes. Remind me to remind them to not tell the neighbors I practice Memogamy.

Etymology: From (Memo: a note) + (gamy: marriage as in menogamy or polygamy)

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Compulstick

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: kum - pulse - stik

Sentence: Jeremy was positively compulstick about writing down all of his tasks, thoughts, goals and thoughts on all sizes and colors of sticky notes.

Etymology: compulsive (someone who cannot stop repeating an action over and over) + stick (as in sticky notes)

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Notestuck

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ˈnoʊtstʌk/

Sentence: There's only one way to cure someone who is completely note-stuck. If you steal the sticky note that's supposed to remind them to buy more sticky notes, then when they run out, they'll never remember to buy more and be forced to face reality.

Etymology: One who sticks to sticky notes is stuck to them, and thus "note-stuck."

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Memocd

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: mem oh see dee

Sentence: a bad case of memocd, she noted

Etymology: memo OCD qas in obsessive cumpulsive disorder

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Girgula

Created by: kachungis

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Sentence: shes so girgula

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Lotechretary

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: low TECK ruh terr ee

Sentence: By following her trail of Post-It notes, we were able to locate our lotechretary buried in a mountain of paper next to the mimeograph machine.

Etymology: low tech (low technology) + secretary

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DrWebsterIII WITTY!!! - DrWebsterIII, 2012-10-25: 12:16:00

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Noteallrecall

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Note-awl-recawl

Sentence: Brenda was so obssessed with post it notes, having an appalling memory she used them for noteallrecall. She had so many all over the rooms she had forgotton what colour her walls were.

Etymology: Note(a reminder)+ All(everything) Recall(a memory) = Noteallrecall

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didn't note-ice this yesterday - very good - Jabberwocky, 2008-08-26: 12:53:00

I wonder if Arnold Schwarzanegger has notallrecall? Vah vah gut. - scrabbelicious, 2008-08-26: 16:10:00

metrohumanx That's a great idea for wallpaper. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-27: 01:05:00

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