Verboticism: Toothscary

'Please keep your tongue to the left!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings of apprehension which occur when undergoing a medical examination. v. To feel discomfort while a medical professional pokes and prods at the weak points of your body.

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Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: too - th - skaree

Sentence: Georgia went to see the toothscary today... She felt sharp objects hit her gumline while a pair of beady eyes looked down from above. There was a tremendous scraping and then whirring and ringing in her ears while she was blinded by an intense light.....She wondered whether this had ben an alien abdunction but she felt too whoozzy to remember much.

Etymology: tooth, scary, not the tooth fairy!!

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Comments: Toothscary

silveryaspen - 2009-04-16: 12:48:00
Ah! Fun etomology. I like your verbotomy fairy much!

Nosila - 2009-04-16: 21:09:00
Driven to extraction...good one!