Verboticism: Famealiarity

'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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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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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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Lentilmania

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: len-tell-maen-ee-ah

Sentence: Sally slowly felt the sprout induced lentilmania that she had waited so long for when she plunged her hand into the barrel of beans at Barney's Legume and dime.

Etymology: lentil, mania

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Legumexhilaration

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: leh - goom - egz - ill - uhr - ay - shun

Sentence: Marilu had a weird fascination with peas, beans, other legumes and rice and when she would get near the displays in the stores she couldnt resist indulging in legumexhiliration, running her hands thru the veggies, eyes closed, swaying to and fro, humming and clearly in some other realm.

Etymology: Blend of legume and exhilaration.

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Riceque

Created by: suzanne

Pronunciation: rye-ss-kay

Sentence: A trip to the local health food store was aalways a riceque experience for Jane who enjoyed it more when there was a threat of being caught.

Etymology: risk- a endeavour with an element of danger. risque - something with a slightly adventourous sexual quality. rice- a staple carbohydrate sead crop,

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COMMENTS:

Caught with your hand in the rice bowl? That's very riceque. - wordmeister, 2007-05-28: 13:58:00

yes, i abhorio that kind of behavior... - rikboyee, 2007-05-28: 19:51:00

petaj That kind of behaviour is beyond the paella. - petaj, 2007-05-29: 00:50:00

but what do you expect from these basmati-farty types - rikboyee, 2007-05-29: 01:26:00

I know, they are all, bean there, done that, seed it all. - suzanne, 2007-05-30: 09:36:00

petaj They should mind their peas and queue behind the rice bag. - petaj, 2007-06-01: 09:25:00

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Seedlation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: seed-lay-shun

Sentence: A feeling of seedlation came over me as I groped my way through the barrel of corn.

Etymology: seed, elation

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Micropelopitasticism

Created by: Paulefinch

Pronunciation: micro-pelo-pit-asti-sism

Sentence: MMMMMM, I felt pure micropelopitasticism when I shoved my entire arm into the barrel of rice at the back of the health-food store.

Etymology: micro+pelota+pit+fantasticism

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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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Palmpodstasy

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: palm/pod/stasy

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

Etymology: palm + pod + ecstasy

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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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