Verboticism: Paradrice

'Aren't you supposed to use a scoop?'

DEFINITION: n. The euphoria felt when sticking one's hand surreptitiously into a barrelful of rice, peas, or other legumes. v. To plunge your hand into a container of rice.

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Scurfle

Created by: Scattercat

Pronunciation: sker-ful

Sentence: The delibulous scurfle of the clatatat beans filled me with gleen.

Etymology: Sounds a bit happy and soothing (and owes a small amount to the 'scurf of yesterday' which so entranced Amelie, who helped to popularize this pasttime.)

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Granubilation

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: gran-yoo-bihl-AY-shuhn

Sentence: Alex's therapist suggested a routine of submerging his arms in rice--the granubilation to counteract his otherwise complete lack of personality.

Etymology: granule + jubilation

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COMMENTS:

petaj hints of a grand jubilation too - petaj, 2007-05-29: 05:29:00

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Paradrice

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pare/a/drice

Sentence: Slipping off to the market near work and dipping her fingers into the cool vat of silky rice was nothing short of paradrice.

Etymology: paradise + rice

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx ...until they caught her. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:19:00

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Paradrice

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: para/dryce

Sentence: Slipping off to the market near work and dipping her fingers into the cool vat of silky rice was nothing short of paradrice.

Etymology: paradise + rice

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COMMENTS:

wild rice I assume? - galwaywegian, 2007-05-28: 06:13:00

wild and crazy - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-28: 09:11:00

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Podjubie

Created by: guesser

Pronunciation: Pod + Jubie

Sentence: She enjoys the sensation of podjubie so much that she has gotten herself thrown out of every Grocery Store in town!

Etymology: Pod (seed pod) + Jubie (short for Jubilant)

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Peakle

Created by: w5lf9s

Pronunciation: pee-ckle

Sentence: Beth, tell me if anyone is looking. I've got to go for a quick peakle! It's too tempting .. Ooohhh!

Etymology: pea + tickle

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Vegistate

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Veg-ee-stay-t

Sentence: Whenever Lucy put her hands into a tub of split peas she found the experience so wonderful that it sent her into a complete vegistate.

Etymology: Veg(informal, vegetable) + State(the condition of someone at a particular time) = Vegistate

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Succinct...I can't take those FORMAL vegetables. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 14:35:00

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Pealation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: pee lay shun

Sentence: It had bean a long time since Peanelope Beanthere had run her hand through a barrel of peas, just to experience pealation. Harry Cotver, her co-worker at the Legumatorium Emporium could not understand why she never used a scoop when she did this. The other staff at the Store: Parquin Beans (he'd been a Navy bean in the War); Mushy Peas (he'd bean married to former employee Sweet Peas, but now they were Split-Peas; Kid Neebeans (a real Stringbean); Scarlet Runner-Bean (she was a real broad bean); Yenta Lentil; Goober Peas (he was a black-eyed pea and a pea nut) and Chili Beans (he came from Lima, Peru)...always used a scoop. When Harry asked Peaneleope about this habit of hers, she said it was a chickpea thing and made her feel closer to her own kind. One day, Peaneleope disappeared forever and it was rumoured that she had bean kidneyapped by aliens, to the Planet Garbanzo. Yes, Peanelope was now one of the Pod People!

Etymology: pea (legume, seed pod of a pea plant of family leguminosae) & elation (euphoria, extreme bliss,joy and exhilaration)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Congrats on your yesterword, and WOW for today. I've always wondered if PENELOPE rhymed with ENVELOPE... - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:15:00

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Peaphoria

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pee/fawr/ee/uh

Sentence: Wiggling her hand around deep in the barrel of split peas and closing her eyes was a sensation that shifted her mind into the ultimate state of peaphoria.

Etymology: PEAPHORIA - noun - from PEA (the round, edible seed of the pisum sativum, of the legume family) + EUPHORIA (a feeling of great happiness and well-being)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx LOVE those legumes. Isn't peaphoria the capitol of illinoise? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 22:10:00

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Legugasm

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: leg-yu-gah-zim

Sentence: Lola had her first legugasm in front of the young store clerk.

Etymology: legume + orgasm

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