Verboticism: Manoeuphoria

'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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Famealiarity

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: fam/ee/lee/ar/ity

Sentence: Famealiarity is a peaculiar hightened sensation one experiences when running their hands through vats of ground grain.

Etymology: familiarity + meal

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx OOOOh- VATS ! nice. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:18:00

What a rye sense of humour you need when feeling your oats! - Nosila, 2008-08-11: 20:08:00

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Leguminous

Created by: daisy

Pronunciation: leg-u-min-us

Sentence: The feeling of barely between my toes is leguminous

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Peaphoria

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: pēfôrēə

Sentence: Nothing is quite so exciting to Naomi as a trip to the wholesale market -- all those open bins of dried vegetables. She can plunge elbow-deep into peaphoria. Green or black-eyed, doesn\'t matter. Damn the health laws. This is fun.

Etymology: pea (a spherical green seed that is widely eaten as a vegetable) + euphoria (a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness)

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

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Inpulse

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn puhlllllssss

Sentence: her inpulse was to get inpulses

Etymology: impulse, in pulse,

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Ricerotic

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: rīsirätik

Sentence: Julie loves the bulk bins at the local market, not because of the lower prices or the convenience of buying just what you need. She just loved to plunge her hand into the open barrel. It is almost ricerotic for her.

Etymology: rice (a swamp grass that is widely cultivated as a source of food) + erotic (of, relating to, or tending to arouse sexual desire or excitement) a bit like Rice-A-Roni

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Peaphoria

Robologicon

Created by: Robologicon

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Inpulsation

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: in-poll-say-shun

Sentence: as the owner of a lentil store, my biggest peeve is with people who come in for some inpulsation and then leave without buying anything

Etymology: in,pulse[as in peas,beans etc], sensation, impulse, pulsate, npul, ulsa, satio

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petaj Is inpulsation caused by a need for a nitrogen fix? - petaj, 2007-05-28: 04:32:00

excellent - galwaywegian, 2007-05-28: 06:13:00

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Legumelation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: leh-goom-e-LAY-shun

Sentence: Whenever Heather passed the open bins of peas, beans and lentils she could not resist the temptation to burrow into them in anticipation of the wonderful legumelation it always provided her.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'legume' (n. the fruit or seed of plants of the legume family (as peas or beans) and 'elation' (n. pathological euphoria)

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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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