Verboticism: Potsquabble

'Why won't you stop the anonymous voting?'

DEFINITION: v. To whack someone over the head with a pot (or any other handy utensil), because they won't do what you say. n. A complaint about someone who doesn't do things the way you want.

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Potulance

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: paht-chew-luhnce

Sentence: Kate's moods and irritability were so predictable Pete knew the moment he heard the kitchen cupboard doors squeak open he was in for a barrage of her potulance.

Etymology: Using PETULANCE, meaning ill humor, irritability + POT

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl good one! - mrskellyscl, 2009-04-29: 09:15:00

very funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-04-29: 12:39:00

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Screwupacuss

Created by: Mickey

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Pursuade

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: purs-weyd

Sentence: Her suede purse only weighed thirty pounds, but the smack of it - upside Honey Boy's head - was the best way she found to pursuade him that her way was the right way.

Etymology: persuade = purse (handbag) + suede (from leather)

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Clobberform

Created by: Kevcom2

Pronunciation: klawb/err/foarm

Sentence: She clobberformed me into saying yes; Prithee, I had no control over the matter, she's quite influencing.

Etymology: clobber (hit) + form (mold, influence)

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Panskullet

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: pan + skul + let

Sentence: Marjorie gave Henry a hard panskullet to the side of his head everytime he did not do her bidding, did her bidding badly, bid incorrectly, or just plain annoyed her.

Etymology: Pan(skillet,make a sweeping movement), Skull (the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates), Skillet (A pan for frying, generally large and heavy)

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Verbotoslap

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Verb-baa-toe-slap

Sentence: I'm about to verbotoslap you with words and a pot for good measure, until you hear what my words mean! They won't hurt you too bad...as they are ONLY creative new words.

Etymology: Verbotoslapped ; to slap out new words. ;)

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Whinebottle

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: whyn bot tel

Sentence: Gerry never saw the whinebottle come crashing down on his head. When he regained conciousness, he realized he should have expected it. Every year during American Idol and Dancing with the Stars season, he was supposed to vote for his wife's favourites, not his own. When would he ever learn???

Etymology: Whine (complain, moan) & Winebottle (glass vessel that wine comes in)

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Ensaucer

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: rhymes with enforcer

Sentence: Miss Gertrude was a strict disciplinarian in the home economics classes. Any wayward kitchen techniques were beaten out of the students by her use of the ensaucer.

Etymology: enforce + saucer

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COMMENTS:

I'd like to re-ensauce my appreciation of this :-) - emdeejay, 2009-04-29: 19:54:00

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Housewhack

Created by: EpicButCrazy

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Wisesmack

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: waIZ 'smaK

Sentence: “SMACK!” She delivered a quick decisive wisesmack after he whispered, “Yes, YOU’RE ALWAYS RIGHT...except in this case”.

Etymology: A play on the word WISECRACK. It is from WISE (smart) and SMACK: a rough blow (often to the head with whatever object is closest at hand) delivered like a wise or smart remark.

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