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'But I don't know how to take out the garbage!'

DEFINITION: n. A specialized inability, or area of "chosen incompetency", based on an individual's need to avoid certain unpleasant tasks. v. To avoid responsibility by claiming incompetence.

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Antiskill

Created by: jonobo

Pronunciation: antiskill

Sentence: I have the antiskill to work.

Etymology: anti + skill = antiskill. ........ ............... .............. the ant is killed.

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Incompretence

CharlieB

Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: in-com-pre-tense

Sentence: Marcus expended more effort on his displays of incompretence than he would have done on actually finishing off his chores. He was a real laboor.

Etymology: incompetence (lack of ability) + pretence (the act of pretending; a false claim)

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Offaldodge

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: OF-UHL-doj

Sentence: At the first sign of any worthless rubbish, two-minute-old trash, household garbage or scraps of meat not worth getting upset about, offaldodging Bob would turn a whiter shade of pale. Ready to do all sorts of things and make numerous excuses to avoid any task he thought even a little unpleasant, this offaldodger thought that he fooled others. However, everyone quickly saw it as nothing more than an obvious offaldodge.

Etymology: OFFAL:waste parts,refuse,rubbish, garbage; inedible parts of a butchered animal DODGE: evade obligation by cunning, trickery.

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COMMENTS:

Well that's just awful. - Mustang, 2008-06-18: 08:10:00

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Dishidence

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: dish id ens

Sentence: When Jake's Mom asked him to tidy up and load the dishwasher after the 6 meals he ate at home each day, he reacted with dishidence. His mother, fed up with his laziness and failure to contribute financially to all these meals, placed an embargo on his activities by putting a padlock on the fridge and pantry cupboards. They could only be unlocked in exchange for chores performed around the house and getting out of bed before the crack of noon.

Etymology: Dishes (chore of washing crockery after each meal) & Dissidence (resistance/disagreement with existing rules/government;express opposition through action or words)

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Noffal

Created by: David28

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Igknowlazy

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: ig-no-lay-z

Sentence: Lou Noeclue, had an igknowlazy attitude that his drove his Mother crazy!

Etymology: Ignorant~resulting from or showing lack of knowledge or awareness. Know~To perceive as familiar; recognize. Lazy~not inclined to work or exertion.

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Ignorant~resulting from or showing lack of knowledge or awareness. Know~To perceive as familiar; recognize. Lazy~not inclined to work or exertion. - abrakadeborah, 2011-03-05: 13:45:00

It has been so long...it seems I have forgotten where to place things on here. I'm Sorry about that. I placed my "Etymology" in the comments section. lol! :)) I've kind of missed this site! Keep smiling everybody~ xo - abrakadeborah, 2011-04-08: 02:26:00

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Deliberignorance

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: dĭ-lĭb'ər-ĭg'nər-əns

Sentence: Like many teen-agers, Jacob's deliberignorance with respect to chores as common as washing dishes and doing his own laundry was transparent.

Etymology: delibber, slang for an anti-feminist; Berignor, french-gaelic var. on the name 'Berringer;' Rance, Ron Howard's brother.

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Yup. As a teen my son was very deliberignorant too. - lumina, 2008-06-18: 12:31:00

like it - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-18: 16:55:00

Deliberia! - Nosila, 2008-06-19: 00:38:00

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Disatrashity

andywells

Created by: andywells

Pronunciation: Dis-ah-trash-ity

Sentence: My husband has been diagnosed with disatrashity, so it looks like i'll be the one taking the bins out each week.

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I quite like it! - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-19: 05:47:00

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Ignorunt

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ig-ner-uhnt

Sentence: When Mom asks for someone to take out the trash Tommy is suddenly struck dumb, not having the knowledge or strength to handle the task seeing how he is the youngest. He is the ignorunt.

Etymology: ignorant (lacking in knowledge or training; unlearned) + runt (the smallest or weakest of a litter)

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Dischoreder

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: diss-chore-durr

Sentence: There is a growing, rampant dischoreder among teenagers which disables them from completing their required tasks.

Etymology: disorder + chore

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