Verboticism: Greenucify

'You can't put paper towels in the paper recycling!!'

DEFINITION: n. Anxiety created by an inability to understand or follow the regulations for recycling, composting and garbage collection. v. To feel confused and conflicted because you produce too much garbage and don't know how to get rid of it.

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Apgreenhension

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ap/green/hen/shun

Sentence: With all the new recycle rules, the tree huggers are filled with total apgreenhension every garbage day.

Etymology: APGREENHENSION - noun - from APPREHENSION (anticipation of adversity) + GREEN (environmentally aware)

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COMMENTS:

Anything green these days will win a popularity contest! Great create! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-15: 12:34:00

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Illecological

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ill eek oh lodge ick ahl

Sentence: Her illogical concerns caused her upset, both mentally and internally. in fact the worries acted as a sort of illecolonical irrigation.

Etymology: illogical, ecological

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COMMENTS:

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-15: 13:22:00

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Ecosis

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: ĭ-cō'sĭs

Sentence: Seeing Marge drop the aluminum can into the plastics bin gave Homer a wave of ecosis.

Etymology: ec, Middle English ick, from Latin icere, ick-, disease of aquarium fish; os, Origin: bef. 900; ME; OE ōse < L osa; akin to Gk óson, system of operation; is, depends on what "is" is.

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COMMENTS:

stache, you must have checked out my book on Etymology: The Big Book of Where'd That Come From? - doseydotes, 2008-03-25: 09:11:00

We try to learn from the masters. - stache, 2008-03-25: 09:44:00

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Cowardiscard

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: cow-herd-hiss-card

Sentence: We are so full of cowardiscard, we discuss at length how to toss every single thing out.

Etymology: cowardice+discard

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Whosawmabinladen

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: hoo saw ma bin lay den

Sentence: her whosawmabinladen complex was so strong thatshe used to buy organic vegetables just to put in the composting bin.

Etymology: who saw my bin laden, Osama....

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COMMENTS:

Bwaaaah hahahahaha. Love it. Thanks! - Jamagra, 2008-03-25: 08:01:00

Double meaning full! Ingenious! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-25: 11:06:00

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Conservexation

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: con - sir - vex - ashun

Sentence: Cicily and Marty stayed up for hours the night before garbage collection in a total state of conservexation as they tried to sort through their mounds of trash. They were confused by all of the recycling and composting rules and the appointed bins, bags, containers and cans. By morning, everything was out to the curb but they both had bad dreams about plastic and paper.....

Etymology: Conservation (the preservation and careful management of the environment and of natural resources) + Vexation (disturb the peace of mind of; afflict with mental agitation or distress, causing difficulty in finding an answer or solution)

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VEXellent! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-15: 12:30:00

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Binmad

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: bin mad

Sentence: A bin for glass, a bin for cans, a bin for paper, a bin for plastic, a bin for compost, a bin for old clothes, and a bin for all other haz-bins. Deathrows were getting very confusing for Al Crapone, as he played this new version of bin-go. The world has gone binmad.

Etymology: BIN, MAD. BIN - trash receptacle. MAD - panic stricken, crazy.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx BINGO, baby! - metrohumanx, 2009-01-15: 01:58:00

so true - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-15: 13:21:00

Osama BIN Laden...a coincidence, I think not! - Nosila, 2009-01-16: 00:01:00

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Repsycholing

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ree sigh koe ling

Sentence: The repsycholing turned his brain to jelly, but not in any useful way.

Etymology: recycling, psycho

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Recyclophobic

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: re-cyc-lah-FOE-bick

Sentence: Edgemont was absolutely recyclophobic when it came time to separate recyclables for collection each Thursday, as he could not grasp the concept of separating those materials from ordinary refuse and he always wound up leaving the job to his wife, Myrtle.

Etymology: blend of 'recycle' (to treat or process (used or waste materials) so as to make suitable for reuse) and 'phobic' (a person suffering from a phobia)

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Insanitation

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Created by: lplybon

Pronunciation: "in-SAN-i-tay-SHUN"

Sentence: Sharon's insanitation has greatly increased since she moved to Green Acres, a community where everyone recycles. Her insanitation has gotten so bad she swears to her husband that the "recycle police" are coming to get her!

Etymology: Combination of the words "insanity" and "sanitation"

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