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'Do you think it's time that Elsie started sleeping on the floor?'

DEFINITION: v. To allow your pet to sleep in your bed even though it may squirrel into your pillows, hog all the sheets, and bulldoze you on to the floor. n. A pet which sleeps in its owner's bed.

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men aj aree a twa

Sentence: Have you herd? When Oxsana and Bronco had adopted Elsie, the little cow had curled up on their bed. But now as a full-grown cow, she was udderly too big. Oxsana found that her sheets rustled, she got a cramp in her calf and she was never in the mooed. Her main beef was that Bronco would never become a fodder and they could never live happily heifer after.

Etymology: Menagerie (collection of animals) & Wordplay on Ménage à trois (French for sex between 3 people or three people sharing a household)

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Baadfellow

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: baad fel lo

Sentence: Baaraack Obaamaa had shared Cissie & Oscar's bed since he was a little lamb. Every night he jumped up onto the spread and cuddled in and became their baadfellow. The only problem was that now he was full grown and weighed a good 200 pounds, there was no room for him...he could no longer pull the wool over their eyes. Every night was an udder nightmare, as he kicked like Dan Merino in his sleep. "How can we tell him he's not human and needs to go into the farmyard and find himself a wife?", asked Cissie. "We just set him out and make him find his own way...it's tough love!", said Oscar. They enjoyed about 6 months of peace, until one cold night, their door was rammed open and in walked Baaraack Obaamaa, his Embraceable Ewe and their triplet lambs: Rambo, Ewelysses and José Fleeciano. It was when they all piled onto Cissie & Oscars bed and settled in for a nice warm sleep that Cissie & Oscar realized one thing. You really cannot get to sleep by counting sheep!

Etymology: Bedfelow (someone you share a bed with) & Baa (a sheep's cry)

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COMMENTS:

karenanne "Merino" - I got it - as in a breed of sheep. HA - good one! - karenanne, 2010-05-21: 15:20:00

Oh, Ewe...I am glad you herd of it. My sheep is a flock star! - Nosila, 2010-05-22: 01:10:00

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men aj er ee a twa

Sentence: When Angus moved in with Cattelena, he herd that her bovine was to menagerieatrois with them. Sometimes he wondered about the hayrrangement. Suddenly, phrases like "Hit the Hay", "BedSpread","Rustling the sheets", "Udder ecstasy","Ride a Limousin" and "DetOX" took on a whole new meaning for him. And many's a night he awoke Friesian because someone had steered the covers off him or he had a very sharp pain in his calf! Every morning, there was a stampede for the bathroom. At this rate,he would never be a fodder. Cud this couple live happily heifer after?

Etymology: Menagerie (zoo) & Menage a Trois (threesome)

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Domesticomforter

picabomama

Created by: picabomama

Pronunciation: domest/i/comfort/er

Sentence: As a puppy, Julie's Great Pyrenees was a fluffy little bedmate. Now, "Baby" has blossomed into a domesticomforter, sprawling out on top of Julie and her new boyfriend eliminating the need for an electric blanket.

Etymology: domesticated animal + comfort

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Sweet! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 10:25:00

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Menagerieatrois

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: men a jah ree a twa

Sentence: When Angus moved in with Cattelena, he herd that her bovine was to menagerieatrois with them. Sometimes he wished he had been more of a maverick and had had time to ruminate; take a poll or gotten a Papal Bull about the hayrrangement. Suddenly, phrases like "Hit the Hay", "BedSpread", "Counterpain", "Rustling the sheets", "Udder ecstasy", "Beef Tongue", "Ranch Dressing", "Ride a Limousin" and "DetOX" took on a whole new meaning for him. And many's a night he awoke Friesian because someone had steered the covers off him or he had a very sharp pain in his calf! Every morning, there was a stampede for the bathroom. At this rate,and with his short horn, he would never be a fodder.

Etymology: menage a trois ("sleeping" arrangement of 2 with a third participant, wink, wink, nod, nod, say no more, a wink's as good as a nod to a blind horse) & menagerie (a facility where animals are kept)

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COMMENTS:

Absolutely hilarious! Great last line! Brilliant etymology. Exceptional Word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 02:16:00

petaj tres magnifishe - petaj, 2008-03-13: 03:57:00

brilliant! - galwaywegian, 2008-03-13: 08:11:00

picabomama Hard to say, but perfect! - picabomama, 2008-03-13: 13:33:00

Cheers, all! Do you think this couple cud live happily heifer after?? - Nosila, 2008-03-13: 19:41:00

Thought of it; thought again: moved on!Crazy, but I like it. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-03-13: 21:59:00

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Corabbitation

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: ko-rab-bi-TEY-shun

Sentence: I heard scratching; was that Cotton-tail - had he returned?" Quickly, I leapt out of bed, and opened the bedroom door. Sweeping my furry little friend up in my arms, I said, "Where have you been?" In a nanosecond, I knew the answer, six little bunnies were running over my toes. Cotton-tail had brought his family home. Jumping up onto my bed, they all snuggled around me: it was cozy: it was contentment: it was corabbitation. Suddenly, and it seemed like only seconds later, a jagged elbow buried itself into my ribs. Roxie rasped, "Wake up; dreaming again; I suppose, what about this time?" "Rabbits," I said. "More like Playboy Bunnies," she responded.

Etymology: Rabbit & Co-habitation.

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COMMENTS:

how sweet - Jabberwocky, 2008-03-13: 09:09:00

Great sentence, especially the last line. Great Word! - silveryaspen, 2008-03-13: 10:27:00

Good one, OB. Sometimes I dream I'm Scarlett O'Hare and I am going to the Hop with Rabbit Redford and we dance to that song by Queen: "SomeBunny to love..." - Nosila, 2008-03-13: 19:50:00

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Spoilcat

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: spoy-el-kat

Sentence: Phoenix was a bad spoilcat. She got to sleep in the bed with Andy and Mary every night no matter what; which made certain things a little harder to do.

Etymology: spoil (to treat well beyond what is deserved) + cat (a specific pet)

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Bedtrofeanimalia

Created by: garythesnail

Pronunciation:

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Etymology:

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Somnanimalism

Prostheta

Created by: Prostheta

Pronunciation: Som-nan-nee-mal-ism

Sentence: Astrid's somnanimalist tendencies precluded her ability to function as a normal human being.

Etymology: Somna - to fall asleep. Animal - mobile multicellular organism.

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Bunkimal

youmustvotenato

Created by: youmustvotenato

Pronunciation: bunk-i-mal

Sentence: What's that in our bed? Oh, Spot is a bunkimal.

Etymology: bunk-bed animal

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-03-13: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-05-21: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by kabloozie. Thank you kabloozie. ~ James

karenanne karenanne - 2010-05-21: 16:40:00
Elsie looks CUDly but she needs to MOOve over a little bit. I think that couple should HOOF it on over to a COWnselor tomorrow for advice.

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