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'But I was here first!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

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Queuerage

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CUE-raj

Sentence: As she watched yet another shopper manage to slip in line ahead of her as she waited, Bertha felt welling queuerage building inside and only through concentrated effort was she able to quell an outburst of screaming and cursing.

Etymology: Blend of 'queue' ( a waiting line especially of persons or vehicles) and 'rage' (extreme anger)

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Scanticipation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: skan tisi payshun

Sentence: Freddy the chicken awaited the farmer's visit each day, thinking he would selected for favoured treatment. Every day though, some one else was chosen. He was experiencing severe scanticipation when one day he was chosen...not knowing why. Authorities now believe he was the victim of fowl play.

Etymology: Scant (deal with inadequately and superficially) & Anticipation (wishing with confidence of fulfillment)

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Queuoma

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: cuo ma

Sentence: Henny’s queuoma spared her life for quite a while! She pleasantly stood in line in a kind of queuoma, and failed to notice the other stupidly eager birds stepping out in front of the line. As she neared the start of the line the sights and sounds before her were reminding her she was a chicken! Horrid chops! Oh the panic! Running around with their heads cut off! Henny forced herself back into her queuoma, allowing all other rude birds passage a HEAD!

Etymology: From queu (to line up) and coma (a state of unconsciousness). Queuomas occur when lining up and not noticing others stepping ahead in line and not really caring.

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metrohumanx SPLENDID word! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:17:00

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Queuerage

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: CUE-raj

Sentence: As she watched yet another shopper manage to slip in line ahead of her as she waited, Brenda felt welling queuerage building inside and only through concentrated effort was she able to quell an outburst of screaming and cursing.

Etymology: Blend of 'queue' and 'rage'.

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COMMENTS:

Also a play on courage ... the courage to remain calm despite your queuerage! - silveryaspen, 2009-04-07: 11:36:00

nice - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:24:00

good word.. - mweinmann, 2009-04-07: 17:08:00

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Linearage

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: linēərāj

Sentence: Gerry was happy when he was finally able to take his kids to Disney World. He fully expected to have to wait in lines. What he hadn't anticipated was the queue jumpers who thought nothing of cutting in line. He could feel his linearage building. If the kids weren't with him there might have been a all-out queuebrawl.

Etymology: linear (arranged in or extending along a straight or nearly straight line) + rage (violent, uncontrollable anger)

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metrohumanx Wouldn't want the kids to witness GERRYatrix! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:23:00

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Dissedservice

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: dissed-service

Sentence: Henrietta felt dissedserviced by the farmer because he waited on the bantam before her, even though no one knew what the farmer wanted. So she called on all her friends to protest. The chickens decided to organize and sent a petition to the entire farm community, and everyone gladly signed. When the farmer read the petition, he looked at Henrietta and smiled. "I had no idea you felt dissed by me," he said, "but don't worry, I'll see you Sunday afternoon for dinner. Why don't you bring some buiscuts?" Moral: Don't squawk at someone unless you know what's on his plate.

Etymology: dissed:(slang)disrespected, insulted + service: providing aid and assistance

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metrohumanx EXCELLENT saga! Now if we could just get the pigs organized, we could put and end to the summary executions! - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:25:00

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Exqueueses

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: eckz-cue-sayz

Sentence: No one was going to listen to the histrionics of Censoria's exqueuses. Sure, she had waited in line for eight hours, asked the person in front and back of her to save her place while she used the loo, but there were no more tickets to the Crude Oil concert.

Etymology: A play on EXCUSES, to make allowances for, overlook; EX + QUEUE, a line

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neat - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-07: 15:26:00

metrohumanx Very hermetic. Lovely. - metrohumanx, 2009-04-08: 02:41:00

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Infuriwait

Created by: scrabbelicious

Pronunciation: In-fi-ur-e-wait

Sentence: Dr. Benson's patients were infuriwaited as one by one they were overlooked by a 20 story building.

Etymology: An annoying blend of 1)vb. Infuriate. To make very angry and impatient 2)vb. wait. To stand in line, queue.

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Dissqueueiet

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: diss kew waii et

Sentence: His dissqueueiet led to the linisation of the interlopers.

Etymology: disquiet queue diss

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Cutniption

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kut-nip-shuhn

Sentence: Jerry just about had a cutniption when people appeared to be butting in the line waiting to get into the club. Yeah, sure they are EMTs dealing with an ill patron but shouldn't they have to wait like everybody else. At least the sick person should have had the courtesy of falling out of the queue.

Etymology: conniption (fit, temper fit) + cut (to move or thrust oneself abruptly between others)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 00:01:01
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James

silveryaspen - 2009-04-07: 02:41:00
Very greative cartoon, James!

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-07: 05:46:00
Thanks James! great cartoon too! It made me think hard on my own definition :)

mweinmann - 2009-04-07: 07:39:00
The cartoon was very thought provoking....that sometimes, we might want to wait or that what we are waiting for might not be the "answer" to our wishes in the end.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-04-07: 02:31:00
Thank you. I guess the feeling is that sometimes we're lucky enough NOT to get what we wanted. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-10-20: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by abrakadeborah. Thank you abrakadeborah. ~ James