DEFINITION: n. The creepy pounds that sneak onto your waist even though you’ve been exercising and watching what you eat. v. tr. To exercise rigorously, diet fastidiously, and yet still push the scale to higher weights.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Enigmass: /eh-nig-mass/ All those 100-calorie snack packs were ineffective in helping George lose weight. Each day when he got on the scale, there it was – more enigmass. Etymology: enigma, mass, ass Created by: purpleartichokes.
Comments on Enigmass:
Mustang, 2008-03-19: 06:45:00
Excellent verboticism. George has massive issues to deal with. He probably has indigestion too. 😉
silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:12:00
lol – Superb etymology and word!
Jabberwocky, 2008-03-19: 11:47:00
another good one
OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-19: 16:34:00
Short & sweet – or, perhaps, I should say: fat & sweet!
Carbohydeweight: /Kar-bow-high-d-way-t/ The common misconception that sugar is at the root of all obesity problems hides the true fact that the increased use of fats in processed foods and lack of proper exercise to remove volume overeating poundage has led to people developing self-delusional “Jekyll and Hyde” attitudes about their diet/lifestyle, and weight in a form of “Carbohydeweight” Etymology: Carbohydrate – An organic compound. / High – Elevated. / Hide – concealed. / Hyde – See Jekyll and Hyde. / Weight – Gravitational displacement (see also blubber) Created by: CanadianAndyCapp.
Comments on Carbohydeweight:
silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:20:00
In every way …. outstandingly excellent!
Jabberwocky, 2008-03-19: 11:38:00
OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-20: 05:12:00
Asstonnagement: /ass-tun-aj-ment/ She gasped with asstonnagemnet when she tried to sit in her favourite chair and found she couldn’t fit any longer – so much for those protein bars. Etymology: ass + tonnage + astonishment Created by: Jabberwocky.
Comments on Asstonnagement:
purpleartichokes, 2008-03-19: 07:19:00
HA! Good one! Quite cheeky!
silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:30:00
Laughing so hard I can barely type! Funtastic Won!
Jamagra, 2008-03-19: 14:12:00
Thanks a ton! You made my day!
OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-20: 05:05:00
His day of astonement will suely come! Nice blend of words.
Girthumstances: /GURTH-kuh.m-stansz/ Bob used every motivational tool and slimming trick out there in endeavouring to be trim, taut and terrific. And he believed that it was only a matter of time before he hit upon the right formula to overcome his adipose issue. However, friends discovered the unhoggable truth about his girthumstances; when, at 2am, they spotted him, somnambulatory, at his local all-night eatery, flaboyant in his dressing gown and slippers, ordering for himself enough food to feed a family of ten. Etymology: Conflation of GIRTH:the distance around a persons body & CIRCUMSTANCES:The surrounding or pertaining facts, means, influences, etc.,especially asrelated to one’s/ones support and way of living. Created by: OZZIEBOB.
Comments on Girthumstances:
silveryaspen, 2008-03-19: 10:10:00
Girth is a great word … rounds off your creation very nicely! Outstanding Won!
Jabberwocky, 2008-03-19: 11:48:00
purpleartichokes, 2008-03-19: 20:57:00
Great word Oz!
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Mustang – 2008-03-19: 00:49:00