Verboticism: Vegistate

'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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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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Inpulse

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn puhl sss

Sentence: she would inpulse impulsively

Etymology: impulse in pulse

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

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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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Apeasement

Created by: Franneke

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Graindiosity

Created by: jadenguy

Pronunciation: grain - dee - ah - city

Sentence: The stress of impending meetings and inane mission statements vanished in one fell swoop; the smooth soy ravaging her in sensational grandiosity.

Etymology: Grain + Grandiosity.

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COMMENTS:

I wanted to combine the word grand and grain, but it didn't seem to well. Graind. But grandiosity means, using synonyms loosely, feeling really great about not a whole lot, and grains because the things mentioned were granular. But granular and grand and/or grandiose didn't really work. Grand. Pretty sure I've seen that word before. Grandule...? No, no, graindiosity's fine. - jadenguy, 2007-05-28: 19:52:00

great - it encompasses all grains - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-29: 08:45:00

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