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'Aaaaaaahh! It's alive!'

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. To be colonized by orange slime.

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Oranguscare

Created by: kimbo123

Pronunciation: orange-you-scare

Sentence: Thousands of replicating fungi was oranguscare.

Etymology:

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Sporomeltdown

Created by: Kyoti

Pronunciation: Spore-o-MELT-down

Sentence: Stacy started the water, hung her robe on a hook, pulled the shower curtain aside to step into the tub, and let out a paint-peeling shriek when the shimmering pinkish ooze she discovered in there caused her to have a 4-alarm sporomeltdown.

Etymology: Spore: an organism that reproduces itself with wild abandon + Meltdown: to lose one's mind in a satisfyingly complete way.

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metrohumanx VIVID imagery, Kyoti. - metrohumanx, 2008-09-30: 14:29:00

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Ojdidit

Created by: looseball

Pronunciation: o jay did it

Sentence: she had that scary ojdidit moment when she saw the tub.

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Scumprised

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: scum/prised

Sentence: Jenny was totally scumprised when the fungi lifted her right out of the shower and closed the curtains behind her.

Etymology: SCUMPRISED verb from SCUM (a film, or layer of foul bacterial matter) + SURPRISED (a sudden feeling of wonder, or astonishment)

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Fungifiny

Created by: svnfsvn

Pronunciation: fun gif iny

Sentence: fungifiny made me fall in the tub.

Etymology: fungi ephipiny

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Curtiria

Created by: niko23

Pronunciation:

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Scumprised

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: scum/prised

Sentence: I was totally scumprised when the fungi lifted me out of the shower and closed the curtains behind me.

Etymology: scum + surprised

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Curtaint

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kərtānt

Sentence: Gloria used to feel clean when she bathed in the morning. This is not the case since she noticed the fungi growing on her shower curtaint.

Etymology: curtain (a piece of material suspended at the top to form a covering or screen, typically one of a pair at a window) + taint (contaminate or pollute)

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Citrimustrocity

Created by: rexcausey

Pronunciation: si-tri-MU-stros-i-tee

Sentence: In sheer panic, Diana, slipped and cracked her head on the sink after experiencing citrimustrocity for the very first time.

Etymology: citrimustrosity is a noun derived from the words 1.) citric (in reference to the color of oranges) 2.) must (a form of mold; fungus; moldiness) and finally 3.) monstrosity (the state or character of being monstrous; something hideous or frightful)

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metrohumanx WOW! Great Etymo. Though I only knew her briefly, i was saddened when Diana cracked her skull on the sink. That's no was for a goddess to go. :( - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 17:11:00

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Epiphamuck

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: iˈpif-ə-muck

Sentence: Sally was going about her normal morning routine when she an epiphamuck moment. Perhaps it was the sip of coffee she gulped before she climbed into her shower or the boring line-up on TV the night before that precipitated a full night's sleep, she was actually awake this morning. She wondered why she would have bought an orange shower curtain that didn't go with the other accessories in the bathroom. It was only when she noticed that the orange didn't stop at the edge of the curtain that she had a major case of orange-slime heebie-jeebies.

Etymology: epiphany (a moment of sudden revelation or insight) + muck (dirt, rubbish, or waste matter)

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metrohumanx I remember the heebie-jeebies. Where did the nitty-gritty come from? That's what I want to know. :) - metrohumanx, 2008-09-29: 17:07:00

Nice:in a grotesque way. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-09-30: 17:44:00

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Verbotomy 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 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 http://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.

iluvenglish - 2007-11-01: 05:30:00
its EXCELLENT.... keep it up, galwaywegian...

lumina - 2008-09-30: 05:10:00
Great word! FUNNY sentence!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-02-26: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by purpleartichokes. Thank you purpleartichokes. ~ James