Verboticism: Formotage

'You made that without using a real turkey?'

DEFINITION: v., To leave out an important ingredient when you are sharing a favorite recipe so that no one else can make it taste as good as yours. n., A recipe that is missing one or more key ingredients.

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Formotage

Created by: emdeejay

Pronunciation: Form Oh Targe

Sentence: Rupert could not face the possibility that Mary would produce a superior tasting curry, so he engaged in formotage and neglected to mention the need to use fresh Galangal

Etymology: From 'formula' and 'sabotage'.

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petaj - 2008-11-26: 19:26:00
I thought it was going to be a cheese recipe - fromage!