Man! That chick can ride.

DEFINITION: v. tr., To “surf”, or ride in a freestanding position on a bus, train or subway. n., A sport popular among transit riders who attempt to complete the entire commute in a freestanding position without using the handrails.

Man! That chick can ride.

VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)

Busboarding: /ˈbəs-ˈbȯrd-ing/ She was the master of busboarding, not even sudden stops, sharp turns and traffic accidents could knock her down. Etymology: Bus: a large motor vehicle designed to carry passengers usually along a fixed route according to a schedule Skate Boarding:to ride or perform stunts on a skateboard Created by: MithrilShadow.

Subswaying: /sÅ­b-swā’-Ä­ng/ That lady with the ugly, red skirt was holding her puke-green handbag while talking on her cell phone with the other hand, until finally exiting at the 114th Street station, subswaying all the way uptown like a pro — a remarkable display of Metropoise, in my opinion. Etymology: subway – an underground electric railroad (sub-, Latin prefix, “under” & -way, Old English, wegh “road”) + sway – to move or swing to and fro (Middle English, sweyen) Created by: Tigger.

Comments on Subswaying:

Tigger, 2007-11-13: 02:40:00
She had some righteous skills, but her fashion sense was totally gnarly dude!!

OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-13: 17:44:00
Nice word-I like “metropoise” too!

yaelash, 2007-11-13: 18:17:00
good word!

Verbotomy, 2007-11-14: 00:02:00
Hey Tigger, I see you like the drawing today. Thanks! ~ James

Tigger, 2007-11-14: 00:21:00
Oh, the drawing is great, but that subswayer needs a a fashion-911.

Swaysionmaster: /sway-shun-master/ Carl was king of the swaytionmasters with his Elvis moves. Etymology: station master + sway Created by: Stevenson0.

Comments on Swaysionmaster:

OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-13: 17:50:00
Spot on Stevo: Sure was a lot of shake, rattle and roll on Melbourne’s old “red-rattlers.”

Rideo: /rye-dee-oh/ she handed over her money and looked at her bus ticket, her ticket to rideo Etymology: ride, rodeo Created by: rikboyee.

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Definition Comments:

Verbotomy2007-11-13: 00:01:00
Today’s definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram! ~ James’

Kevcom2007-11-13: 06:53:00
Interesting definition today!

Verbotomy2007-11-14: 00:00:00
Thanks! And it’s a great sport too. Try it next time you ride the bus. ~ James