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'Let me help you with that zipper'

DEFINITION: v. To insist on helping someone in spite of their repeated assurance that they have things well in hand, and already have their own remedies in mind. n. Unwanted help or assistance.

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Overaide

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: over ride

Sentence: Marjie was single-minded in her efforts to win the first aid officer of the month award. To that end she had resorted to overaiding her team mates. Now every paper cut was treated with iodine and bandaging, every headache with excessive and vigorous head massage, every little bump or bruise with lashings of arnica and warnings about occupational health and safety. Their protests were ignored, their bandaids stripped off and replaced with industrial strength bandage and some had even resorted to wearing balaclavas to avoid losing their hair.

Etymology: over ride (bully, browbeat, ignore protests) + aide (one who provides assistance)

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COMMENTS:

Heh heh....all that's left is CPR. Good word. - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 04:57:00

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Scaramedic

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: skar amm edd ik

Sentence: His aunt was a noted scaramedic, with her own methods of first aid from door handle dentistry to air hammer cpr. to her a bit of zippercumcision was a piece of (bloody) piss.

Etymology: paramedic scare

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COMMENTS:

scary but funny - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-26: 11:56:00

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Assholesistance

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass hohl siss tahnss

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Etymology: assistance asshole

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Nossistance

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: no sis tans

Sentence: When Dick got his, you know, name-organ, stuck in his zipper, well that Jane was nossistance at all. Her aid was not only not impeckerable, it left a track on his manhood forever. Should he survive this cock-up, he would add the word nossistance to his dickionary for future reference. See Dick, See Jane in the no-fly zone! Willie forgive her? How could he? It was a phallusy. He was a highly regarded Member of Parliament, after all. See Dick not run again...

Etymology: No (not in any degree or manner; not at all) & Assistance (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose) & insistence (the state of urgently demanding notice or attention)

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Chubby Johnson would be proud. - stache, 2008-05-26: 01:09:00

LOL....great sentence!! Very...imaginative? - Mustang, 2008-05-26: 04:56:00

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Unhelpcome

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ənhelpkəm

Sentence: Jill’s assistance is almost always unhelpcome. It’s not that her efforts are insincere, it’s that they are often bungled and cause pain and suffering.

Etymology: unwelcome (not gladly received) help (assist)

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Aidamant

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ade/a/mant

Sentence: Sally's grown children must now always wear shoes with velcro fastenings as a result of her being so aidamant about helping them tie their shoes.

Etymology: aid +m adamant (stubbornly resolute)

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Sally to easy with her kids: she needs to give them a good lacing.... - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:30:00

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Fixaided

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: fix-a-ded

Sentence: Marilyn was fixaided on being the most helpful employee in the firm, to the consternation of her fellow employees who didn't necessarily want her help or her imposition.

Etymology: fix: correct or set right + aid: help, assist -- fixate: preoccupy obsessively

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COMMENTS:

good one - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-07: 11:53:00

Fixticious but good! - Nosila, 2009-07-07: 15:36:00

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Insistaid

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: inˈsistād

Sentence: "Let me help, let me help!" was the chorus from the twins. Mom knew it would take at least twice as long to fix breakfast if she accepted their insistaid than if she just did it herself but she wanted to encourage her children. She thought to herself, if only they be this enthused about getting jobs or cleaning up after their thirty second birthday party last night.

Etymology: insist (demand something forcefully, not accepting refusal) + aid (help, typically of a practical nature)

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Foistaid

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: foyst-ayd

Sentence: Mary Jo seemed unable to resist the notion that others couldn't possibly do without her helpful intervention, and as so often was the case those she provided foistaid to became victims rather than recipients of genuine assistance.

Etymology: Blend of 'foist' (To impose (something or someone unwanted) upon another by coercion or trickery) and 'aid' (assistance)

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Remediabullheaded

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: reh/mee/dee/ah/bull/hed/ded

Sentence: The new assistant was remediabullheaded and drove everyone crazy.

Etymology: remedy + remediable (that can be remedied or cured) + bull headed

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Remenable word! - Nosila, 2009-07-07: 15:37:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-26: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-26: 09:51:00
Jabberwocky edges out Stevenson0 for the top prize in Shamu Week! Congratulations to Jabber, she is obviously an expert at creativity and understands the all the intricacies and details of animal training. (I imagine she had a very well-trained spouse!) Congratulations to all the players for a great week! And thanks again to Amy Sutherland for teaching us how to shamu. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-07: 00:06:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James