DEFINITION: v. intr., To not feel guilty about all the weight you’re putting on, because you need all the extra calories you can get, to survive the harsh winter climate. n., A type of fat gained by mammals in preparation for winter hibernation.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Hamnesty: /hÄm’-nÉ™-stÄ“/ “It sure is getting cold lately. Oh hey, if you’re not going to finish that meat, I’ll have the rest of it,” said Margaret, adjusting her waistband, “and please pass the mashed potatoes and gravy,” she stated, with hamnesty. She had been putting on quite a few pounds of insulard over the last few weeks. Etymology: ham (Middle English, hamme “meat from the leg of a hog”) + (Greek, amnÃ©stÃa – oblivion, “a period during which offenders are exempt from punishment”) Created by: Tigger.
Comments on Hamnesty:
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-21: 04:29:00
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-21: 10:54:00
yes – very funny
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 16:34:00
It seems with Margaret that it’s all going to waist! Great sentence & word.
Flabdicate: /FLAB-di-keyt/ Roxie was a “fausse maigre” who, to calorie-proof herself against the “harsh” Australian winter, flabdicated with fattitude! Etymology: 1.Flabdicate: flab(fat) & abdicate (give up the responsibility for ..flab.) 2.Fausse maigre: One who looks thin, but in reality is fat. 3. Fattitude: A positive attitude displayed by an overweight person towards their own body. (I Smirt, U Stooze, They Kr Created by: OZZIEBOB.
Comments on Flabdicate:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-21: 10:51:00
Inswellate: /IN-swell-ate/ Peter’s inswellation meant that his winter clothes were at least a size larger than his summer wardrobe meaning he often looked baggy in fall and pinched in the spring. Etymology: in(sul)ate + swell Created by: MrDave2176.
Comments on Inswellate:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-21: 10:52:00
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-21: 16:45:00
Yep, great word ! But Peter should remember that ‘clothes maketh not the man’
Snowbese: /snow – bese/ Too many beavertails during his winter trip to Ottawa, left Pierre feeling snowbese. A few days of skiing in the Gatineaus would sort him out. Etymology: snow + obese Created by: bzav1.
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