Verboticism: Ecstapea

'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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Manoeuphoria

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: mahn-o-u-for-e-a

Sentence: "We have a name for it," the doctor had said, "manoeuphoria." All her life Bridget had felt only a slight guilt and unease whenever she stuck her hand into containers of small, cool, round, but firm, objects. They were especially pleasurable on a hot summer's day. She couldn't stop herself. Her first indulgence had come in childhood when she would stick her hand--she always prefered her left--into the large jar of buttons in her grandmother's sewing room. Later, when she was older, she had done the same with the peas, rice and other legumes her parents stored in the storm cellar of their farmhouse in Kansas. Now that she was a famous actress in New York City, the gourmet jelly beans she kept in the half-barrel by her bedside didn't quite produce the same high, but she had her memories. It had been a long process describing her feelings to the doctor, but in her last session she had been able to tell him she knew what it was to be one with a waterfall.

Etymology: From manos, for hand; euphoria, for intense happiness

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Could i have Bridget's phone number? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:21:00

metrohumanx No other authors in this group? How humble. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 14:36:00

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Blissmati

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: blis mat ee

Sentence: When Judy entered the Exotic Spice Bazaar, the owner, Mr. Patel, kept a close eye on her. Twice before he had caught her with her hand in the vat of uncooked basmati rice. She always ended up with an expression of blissmati on her face when she did it. This time he warned her that she had to but a big bag of it and take it home to get her blissmati, or else the Health Department would shut him down.

Etymology: Bliss (euphoria;state of extreme happiness) & Basmati (fragrant long-grained rice from India & Pakistan)

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Circumpodstasy

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: circum/pod/stasy

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

Etymology: circum + pod + ecstasy

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Leguphoria

Created by: weareallbeautiful

Pronunciation: l-ey-goo-f-or-ee-uh

Sentence: Jaquline spealed in delight at the feeling of leguphoria as she dipped her hand in a bucket of mixed legumes.

Etymology: legumes+euphoria

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Legumertion

Created by: diplogreeable

Pronunciation: Le-goo-mer-shun

Sentence: Joy couldn't resist the urge to indulge in the odd pleasure of legumertion as she passed the deep, open barrels of various legumes in the produce section, plunging her hand fully into the split peas.

Etymology: Legumes + Emertion

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Apeasement

Created by: Franneke

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Leguphoria

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: legyu for ee ya

Sentence: When Missy passed a barrel of open soup ingredients, she always experienced a feeling of leguphoria. Hardly surprising, as she was only a human bean...

Etymology: Legume (the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils & Euphoria (exaggerated feeling of bliss, elation)

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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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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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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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