Verboticism: Linternet

'Honey, have you seen Wilbur?'

DEFINITION: n. The tight-packed wads of fluff found in the dryer after doing laundry. v. To uncurl and dissect the fluff found in a dryer while trying to figure what it once was.

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Linternet

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: lint er net

Sentence: When June cleaned out the mesh on her dryer, it was always filled with what she called linternet...those little bits of fabric and material that were always floating around in fibre space.

Etymology: lint (dryer fluff;loose fibres) & Internet (world wide web)

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