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'My new phone really cooks.'

DEFINITION: n. A cell phone which is used to keep grocery lists, find recipes, photograph food, set timers, convert measurements, and play the Macarena while you cook. v. To use your cell phone as a kitchen appliance.

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Ippliance

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: īplīəns

Sentence: Tim has one of the most expensive kitchen ippliances available. He bought the new iPhone but just couldn’t figure out how to use it so it now functions as a spoon rest, trivet and mini cutting board.

Etymology: i (iphone) + appliance (a device or piece of equipment designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one)

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Panacellea

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: pan-uh-SEL-ee-uh

Sentence: Although bistromathics was Douglas Adams’ term for the crazy difficulty of dividing up l’addition at a restaurant properly, Bob thought that he had gone one step further by inventing the panacellea, a cell phone that reads the menu, orders a meal for each diner, cooks it and calculates each diner's tab etc. However, his troubles soon began when a hors d' trojan entered his gourmetic gizmo and he was billed for more than a million dollars.

Etymology: Mixture of PANACEA: an answer or solution for all problems or difficulties; PAN: all whole, entire 2. PAN: bread; food or sustenance; & CELL: as in cellphone.

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COMMENTS:

Pantastic - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:55:00

terrific sentence - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:41:00

Excellent! - Mustang, 2009-01-27: 02:33:00

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Kcellomatic

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kay sell o mat tik

Sentence: Vince was always coming up with great moneymaking schemes and ideas for new products. His most recent was the kcellomatic...the cell phone that can dice, slice, chop, pulverize and add lots of nutrition to your pizza and other fast foods by adding finely chopped up fruits and veggies to fool the family. In between slicing and dicing, you can call friends, text people and take photos of the chopped thingies on top of your meals. Vince would do fine until he asked the potential client if they wanted to see his crushed nuts.

Etymology: Kcell (Kaytell - famous inventor of household gimmicks sold on TV) & Cell (as in cell phone) & Vegomatic (one of the original inventions of Popeil,sold through paid programming, designed to make life easier for the little woman!)

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Friphone

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: fr eye fown

Sentence: he knew it was his friphone calling. he recognised the chickenwingtone.

Etymology: fry iphone

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COMMENTS:

luv the chickenwingtone! - silveryaspen, 2009-01-26: 08:47:00

Wing! Wing! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:12:00

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Smartula

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: smärchələ

Sentence: Marc always wants to have the newest and best especially when it comes to cell phones. His kitchen is festooned with his retired predecessors acting as clocks, oven timers, recipe books and hotplates. His last one he bought because it was wafer thin is now a smartula that can not only flip his burger but let him know how well done it is. There's an app for that.

Etymology: smartphone (a mobile phone that incorporates a PDA) + spatula (a kitchen implement with a broad, flat, blunt blade)

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Caterang

GlobalGallery

Created by: GlobalGallery

Pronunciation: kay-ta-rang

Sentence: Pierre was run off his feet over Christmas. His new restaurant 'Zheezhwaa' was the hottest place in town. Managing the bookings, and the menu, was a real challenge but it was doable thanks to the caterang ability of Pierre's new cellphone. He kept it well charged fearing the chaos that would ensue if it were to fail.

Etymology: 1.cater - to supply food that is ready to eat. 2.rang - alerted with a bell, to have made contact via a telephone.

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COMMENTS:

Pierre sounds a bit orangutangy to me. - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 17:07:00

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Duckalishis

Created by: Ducks

Pronunciation: Duck Delicious

Sentence: That Peking was duckalishis

Etymology: Combination of duck and delicous

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COMMENTS:

Didn't quite spell it correctly, but still funny - JamesDonovan, 2014-10-28: 16:26:00

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Magiphone

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: ˈmadʒɪ : fəʊn

Sentence: Brrrrring Brrrrring went the oven as Jake shuffled through his messy kitchen, "hmm now where did I leave that magiphone", he wondered?

Etymology: Blend of "Magi-mix" a kind of kitchen appliance that does everything but the girl and "iPhone" a Steve Jobs creation which does everything including the girl.

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Recellcle

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: ree-sell-kul

Sentence: Bronwyn was so into recellcling she set up a craft co-op with her two best friends called Three Bored Housewives. Each year they were able to give the profits back to their local school system which paid the salary of an IT Director.

Etymology: A play on recycle...

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Cheffone

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Chef Phone

Sentence: Patsy mixed together egg yolks, lemon juice and sugar. She stirred them gently over simmering water until thick and creamy. Patsy carefully combined grated lemon zest and softened gelatin with them. Patsy removed this creamy thick lemon custard from the heat so it could cool. She whipped egg whites into stiff peaks and sweetened them with a little sugar. She folded and feathered the egg whites into the creamy custard, poured it into a graham cracker pie crust shell, then let it chill well. Since Patsy got this recipe from her cheffone, used her cheffone as the timer for the simmering and the chilling, used the cheffone to listen to music while the lemon pie chilled, then took a cheffone picture of it ... Patsy called it her cheffone pie.

Etymology: CHEF, PHONE, as well as a play on Chiffon Pie. CHEF - a professional cook. PHONE - an electronic apparatus containing a receiver and transmitter that is connected to a telecommunications system, and in many cell phones, is connected to other networks of information, and can even take pictures. Chiffon Pie - custard pies that have been made lighter and airier with whipped egg whites; a dessert.

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COMMENTS:

sounds yummy - Jabberwocky, 2009-01-26: 11:38:00

Entree, Entree! - OZZIEBOB, 2009-01-26: 16:39:00

Sweet word and the recipe sounds nice too! - Nosila, 2009-01-26: 20:05:00

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Comments:

silveryaspen - 2009-01-26: 09:30:00
Thought this T. S. Elliot quote was worth sharing: "For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning."

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-01-26: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-08-10: 00:23:00
Today's definition was suggested by silveryaspen. Thank you silveryaspen. ~ James