Verboticism: Papyrupylump

'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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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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Pafflement

Created by: Durotriges

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Penelope was overcome by pafflement as she struggled to remember the purpose for her existence but was unable to find a meaningful answer in the multitude of notes crowding around her.

Etymology: pap/paper+baffle+cement

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Missiveous

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: miss/ee/vee/us

Sentence: To be missiveous is to play havoc with post-it notes

Etymology: mischievous + missive

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Stickmatism

Created by: tizher

Pronunciation:

Sentence: She would be stuck with the stickma for the rest of her life.

Etymology:

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Postittrauma

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: post it trau ma

Sentence: Polly is in a home for people suffering from stress disorders. She used to be a very highly organized administrative assistant to an important executive. She kept his life organized by writing poti-it notes for him and herself, so that nothing was ever forgotten or overlooked. When Polly was laid off after her boss retired, she continued writing post-it notes and leaving them all over the house. She rarely went out and was eventually diagnosed with Postittrauma. If you want to help Polly and others like her who suffer from Postittrauma Stress Disorder, please send money. You might want to write yourself a post-it note to remember to make a donation...THANK YOU!

Etymology: Post it (Brand name of sticky notes) & Trauma (an emotional wound or shock often having long-lasting effects)

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Notivated

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: noh/tuh/veyt

Sentence: Her yellow stickies posted everywhere keep her notivated and on track to accomplish every deed and detail of the day.

Etymology: note + motivated

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COMMENTS:

Excellent! - Scrumpy, 2007-09-24: 09:26:00

Great word! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-09-24: 18:54:00

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Stickyddiction

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: stikēdik sh ən

Sentence: Brenda has a serious stickyddiction. Whatever inane little thought pops into her addlepated mind gets jotted down on a Post-it and stuck to the fridge. There are so many now that there is no surface of the ice box visible. Brenda doesn*t know how many layers deep they go but last week the weight of these little papers sheered off the hinge of the refrigerator door. After a short panic attack and a few deep breaths Brenda duct taped the door back in place and has taken to eating only dry cereal and stuff out of her freezer. Her friends are considering an intervention.

Etymology: sticky note (a piece of stationery with a re-adherable strip of adhesive on the back, designed for temporarily attaching notes to documents and to other surfaces: walls, desks) + addiction (the fact or condition of being addicted to a particular substance, thing, or activity)

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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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Stickiffiti

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: stik-uh-FEE-tee

Sentence: When Bob started to post strange words on "stick-it-notes", the walls of his home soon began to resemble a crazy man's kaleidscope. And when, upon returning home one day he found the words: "Blissknell, Gloombane and Mindgeld" in Roxie's handwriting on "post-it" notes on the kitchen-table, he started to think that all this stickifitti might have gone a bit too far.

Etymology: Blend of STICK-IT & GRAFFITI

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metrohumanx ...Another chilling tale! Good one, O-Bob! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-25: 08:40:00

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