Verboticism: Selfishia

'Mommy, is Daddy playing dead again?'

DEFINITION: v. To be physically overcome by a sudden illness, disability, or even death when asked to participate in unrewarding activities -- like work, or household chores. n. A person who gets sick when asked to work.

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Feignting

Created by: Mauserketi

Pronunciation: Fayn-ting

Sentence: Don't worry, Bob didn't faint. He's only feignting.

Etymology: From faint and feign.

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Workalepsi

Created by: Dancebert

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Mortation

Created by: VBIZILJ

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Shirkitis

Created by: Fleury

Pronunciation: sherk-EYE-tiss

Sentence: Bob came down with a sudden case of shirkitis when he heard the sound of the vacuum cleaner.

Etymology: "shirk" (to evade work) + "-itis" (suffix used in pathological terms that denotes an inflamation of organs

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Choriosis

Created by: wniffene

Pronunciation: Chore-eo-sis

Sentence: When mom asked Billy to mow the lawn he developed a clear choriosis limp.

Etymology: Chore+Any disease that ends in osis.

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Discociaversolepsy

Created by: kun2sang

Pronunciation: diSOsiaVERsolepsi

Sentence: his dribble stains indelibly recorded a sililoquy on a morbid disasociaversolepsy triggered by the washing up

Etymology: derived from Keanu R (private idaho)

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Husbandishry

Created by: AcidPhysx

Pronunciation: hus-ban-dish-ree

Sentence: Where did that lazy bastard go? I asked him to take out the garbage! It's just his husbandishry acting up again

Etymology: From husband

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Errandeath

Created by: LadyJaffa

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Possumate

Created by: tripandahalf

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COMMENTS:

I possumated when I saw I had to add a comment. - tripandahalf, 2006-12-13: 22:33:00

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Narcolazia

Prios

Created by: Prios

Pronunciation: Nar-ko-lah-zee-ah

Sentence: I tried to do my paper, but narcolazia would hit me every time I thought about it, and I'd wake up with a raging headache.

Etymology: Narco (from narke, "stupor") lazia (I'd type this one out but I can't be bothered)

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