Verboticism: Emptier

'I wonder who keeps leaving these empties in the fridge'

DEFINITION: v. To leave a minute quantity of something in a bottle or container. n. A person who never finishes off the last bit of milk, mustard or whatever, because they want to leave the job of replacing it to someone else.

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Refillaphobe

Created by: logan260

Pronunciation: re-fill-a-fobe

Sentence: Both of my sons are refillaphobes....every time I go to get a sip of milk out of the carton, two drops triclke down my frustrated throat.

Etymology: refill......self explanatory "phobe" from the word "phobia" which is associated with fears of certain actions, or circumstances.

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Slothsicle

DrWebsterIII

Created by: DrWebsterIII

Pronunciation: slawth'/sik/el

Sentence: As he laid there frozen like a slothsicle, Jeanie wished this time she could take Ben out with the recyclables, but opted not put the environment in any more danger.

Etymology: sloth (lazy, slack) + "popsicle"/recycle

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Specktraitor

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: spek - tray - tor

Sentence: When it comes to cleaning out the fridge and replacing old containers and bottles, Jerry is merely a specktraitor. He watches Betsy do this job herself because he is lazy and sometimes purposely leaves just a speck of something just so he won't have to replace it.

Etymology: speck (the tiniest amount, just barely noticeable; smaller than a pinch) spectator (One who observes), traitor (double-crosser)

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COMMENTS:

All specktraitors will be shot! - Nosila, 2009-05-14: 18:45:00

petaj they just love sitting back and watching someone else clean out the fridge - petaj, 2009-05-15: 05:38:00

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Udoit

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: you do it

Sentence: Living with S. Lacker was very wearying. He was famous for leaving jars in the fridge, and each only contained a udoit of their original contents.

Etymology: instruction to get someone else to do something + dot (a little bit left over)

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:44:00

Good One - Nosila, 2009-05-14: 18:43:00

well done - splendiction, 2009-05-14: 23:35:00

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Judgedregg

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: juj drehg

Sentence: Judgedregg could be found by following the nearly-empties across the park.

Etymology: judge dread, dregs

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Siplitter

Created by: aljoseph

Pronunciation:

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Etymology: sip plus litter

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Condimentalist

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: kon di men tal ist

Sentence: It was only after they had moved in together that Sandra realized she was living with a condimentalist. Fred would use up the ketchup, mustard, relish and sauces in the fridge and then put the empty containers back until the naive Sandra would reach for them. Not only would she not know they had run out of something before she went for groceries, she would be forced to eat salads without dressings, fries without ketchup or hot dogs without the fixings. The only thing that cured him was when she placed empty beer bottles in the fridge on really hot days...wah, wah!

Etymology: Condiment (a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment)& Mentalist ((philosophy) a person who believes the doctrine that mind is the true reality and that objects exist only as aspects of the mind's awareness)

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Groundszerofill

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: grawn zeero fil

Sentence: Phil was a groundzerofill when it came to leaving the last pokey bit of anything in a jar or bottle. He thought it was bad luck to be the last user and have to replace anything he used up. We have our fill of people like Phil!

Etymology: Ground zero (the point of detonation (or above or below) of a nuclear weapon ;the target of a projectile (as a bomb or missile) & Grounds (your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief) & Fill (a quantity sufficient to satisfy;fill or meet a want or need)

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Dribletarian

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: dribliterēən

Sentence: Mark's girlfriend Judy is a humanitarian, vegetarian, librarian. Mark is a dribletarian, the keeper of the small and insignificant, the Grand Poobah of dribs and drabs, the Rajah of remnants. Judy thinks he is just a lazy slob who doesn't want to crack out a new bottle of ketchup.

Etymology: driblet (a small or insignificant amount) + arian (having a concern or belief in a specified thing)

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COMMENTS:

Perhaps one of them is a Hungarian octogenarian. - wayoffcenter, 2009-05-14: 13:10:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:39:00

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Recycalator

hyperborean

Created by: hyperborean

Pronunciation: ree-syk-uh-lay-tur

Sentence: Eddie was a recycalator. It wasn't because he was a procrastinator, but because he was environmentally conscious, that he left his empties in the refrigerator for his wife to recycle later.

Etymology: recycle + later

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-14: 14:41:00

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