DEFINITION: n. The unexpected moment of horror when you realize that you’re sharing your bathroom shower with thousands of rapidly replicating fungi, commonly known as orange slime. v. intr. To be colonized by orange slime.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Ewwwreeeka: /ewww reeek aahh/ the ewwreeeka moment in the shower usually occurs backwards; AAAh (standing under the shower), Reek (that strange smell you notice which makes you open your eyes), then the Ewww as you see the onward marching gunk! Etymology: ewww , reek, eureka. Created by: galwaywegian.
Comments on Ewwwreeeka:
Jabberwocky, 2007-10-31: 10:47:00
No no ewwwreeeka – I smell like a field of wildflowers
purpleartichokes, 2007-10-31: 18:38:00
Jacoozie: /jac-oozy/ Her bathtub which was had once been a place for quiet relaxation and meditation had been transformed into a jacoozie teaming with microscopic wildlife. Etymology: jacuzzi + ooze Created by: Jabberwocky.
Comments on Jacoozie:
galwaywegian, 2007-10-31: 07:46:00
Funghast: /fuhng-gast/ As he leapt from the diving board Leonard was overcome with funghast when he looked down to see the water in the pool was a pea-soup green color. Etymology: Fungus: Latin; fungus, mushroom; perh. akin to Gk spÃ³ngos, sphÃ³ngos + Aghast: Old English; gÇ£stan to frighten Created by: xirtam.
Sporror: /spor-rer/ Initially, Leigh thought it was peach shampoo, but when she reached down to further examine the orange stuff clinging to the shower curtain, she recoiled in sporror. Etymology: spore, horror Created by: purpleartichokes.
Comments on Sporror:
Jabberwocky, 2007-10-31: 10:49:00
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Verbotomy – 2007-10-31: 00:40:00
Today we have a special “scary” definition just for Halloween. It was suggested by purpleartichokes, who not only sent in a photo of bathroom suffering from such an infestation (It is not hers!), but who also offered to model for today’s comic. Thank you purpleartichokes! ~ James
Verbotomy – 2007-10-31: 01:21:00
VERBOTOMY BLOG PARTY: November 1, 2007 is Verbotomy’s first birthday! We are having a Blog Party to celebrate. Everybody is invited to the Verbotomy Blog to chat. All comments will be published as soon as you post them, so bring your favorite words and definitions and we’ll chat. Go to https://www.verbotomy.com/blog. Talk to you then! ~ James
purpleartichokes – 2007-10-31: 04:57:00
James – thanks for hiding my cellulite! And that shower curtain… sure glad it’s not MINE!
Jabberwocky – 2007-10-31: 13:55:00
busted Purple – those signature artichokes are a dead giveaway
purpleartichokes – 2007-10-31: 14:37:00
Oh well… found out. And they do clash with the orange slime. Guess I should decorate in Tangerines.