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'You're the only person who ever listens to me...'

DEFINITION: n., An ongoing relationship where one person does all the talking, whining and complaining, and the other just listens quietly and tries to appear sympathetic. v., To participate in a lopsided conversation where one person does all the conversing.

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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: why n sy ded

Sentence: Every day Jill told her troubles to her cat, Sigmeownd Freud. She talked and moaned and complained and he just listened. It was apparent to anyone else that it was a whinesided relationship. Luckily she was unaware of her cat's deafness, otherwise he would have become cat-atonic listening to her.

Etymology: Whine (moan, complain) & One-sided (where only one person does the talking and the other the listening)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: krap pore

Sentence: Their crapport was all one way. she talked crap, and her buddy let it straight through one ear and out the other, while wondering what she was doing there again.

Etymology: rapport, crap


Interesting blend! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-02-11: 15:59:00

Does she need to give her buddy ear plugs? (wink/grin) - silveryaspen, 2008-02-11: 18:26:00

I like that this is a very versatile word. - Tigger, 2008-02-12: 01:04:00


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Created by: dluman

Pronunciation: drone-on-pitant

Sentence: Angela, being droneonpitant, quickly put Brad to sleep as they flew from South Africa to Homer Alaska.

Etymology: From drone, which is a colloquilizatoin of Deranged One.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dīətrībəläg

Sentence: Georgia is the queen of the diatribalogue. Give her a topic and she can sound off for an extended period. It doesn’t really matter if she knows anything about the subject. She can BMW (bitch, moan, whine) at will.

Etymology: diatribe (a forceful and bitter verbal attack against someone or something) + dialogue (a discussion between two or more people or groups)

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Created by: ttime77

Pronunciation: ig-noor-if-eyed

Sentence: Maddy's cat seemed to be very ignorified when she tried to vent to him.

Etymology: ignor-to exclude or blow off someone or something around you; + -ified-used as a verb.

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Created by: XMbIPb

Pronunciation: /lo-go-pho-no-nulli-fi-cation/

Sentence: Despite of clear and compelling evidence by Chris Darden and Marcia Clark, the jury completely logophononullified everything presented to them and pronounced a guilty man "innocent."

Etymology: Logos (grk.) - word; Phone (grk.) - sound; Null (lat.) - zero/void; The word literally means to void/ignore ("nullify") every word ("logos") sounded ("phonated") in your direction.

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Created by: DaddyNewt

Pronunciation: ri/TAWR/i/fluks

Sentence: Any relationship will suffer from rhetoriflux.

Etymology: rhetoric + flux


metrohumanx I love the word "flux". - metrohumanx, 2008-12-04: 16:24:00


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Created by: jdverrett

Pronunciation: mon o ver say shun

Sentence: Mike usually goes into monoversations no matter who he is with.

Etymology: mono - single, one conversor - abide, keep company with ????

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: sōlōmēō

Sentence: Once the words **Let me tell you** slipped past Sally*s lips, Edward knew it was going to be a solomeo evening. It didn*t matter if he had seen the Queen of England or if he had been hit by a bus. His job for the duration of the night was to nod reassuringly and interject phrases like **I know what you mean** or **That*s terrible**. Three hours later his mind was numb and his neck sore from nodding, all this because some clerk **looked at her funny**. His story about seeing a **queen** from England getting hit by a bus would just have to wait.

Etymology: solo (a thing done by one person unaccompanied) + (used by a speaker to refer to himself or herself as the object of a verb or preposition) a play on *O Solo Mia - a globally known Neapolitan song written in 1898

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: me you till a shun

Sentence: Sigourney's poor cat just lay there feeling like a victom of mewtilation. Although she pretended to be asleep, Sigourney just would not stop talking and no amount of purring or mewing seemed to drown out the endless stream of prattle....

Etymology: mew + mutilation

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 01:15:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 05:57:00
very funny cartoon today - I look forward to seeing them every day

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-11: 10:33:00
Thanks Jabberwocky! I was thinking of you when I did it. Of course, you're the cat, and I'm the babbler. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-11: 11:38:00
that's okay - looks like a very happy cat - probably listening to some old Cat Stevens songs

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-11: 18:38:00
The cat looks so friendly, I could moggicoddle him. Another great cartoon in a long line of great cartoons!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:42:00
Your definition really elicited a lot of good words, remistram. Good one!

silveryaspen - 2008-02-11: 18:43:00
I second Jabberwocky's 'I look forward to your cartoons each day' ... me two, James. Can I be the mouse missing from the ipod?

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-02-12: 11:30:00
Thanks! Of course the most fun is seeing how everyone responds to the creative challenge by reading their wonderful words! That's what I look forward to every day. ~ James

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 01:20:00

emdeejay - 2008-12-04: 05:01:00
Love the way it FINishes :-)

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-12-04: 17:28:00
"Excellent" was supposed to appear under YOUR word....ahhh- the mysteries of the comment box!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-04-29: 00:12:00
Today's definition was suggested by remistram. Thank you remistram. ~ James

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