Verboticism: Grandmalaise

'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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Created by: Kevcom2007

Pronunciation: lay/bour/seed

Sentence: Daddy Joe had a severe case of labourcede when it came time to do simple household chores, like getting off the couch and doing the dishes.

Etymology: labour + cede (surrender)

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Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: sky vie tis

Sentence: he suffered from excessive skiveitis, we couldnt get him to do any work.

Etymology: to skive is an english way to avoid work.

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Created by: Adamson

Pronunciation: fux-ing

Sentence: My dad is fuxing all day, never does a thing.

Etymology: fox (crafty as a)

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Created by: doogman

Pronunciation: doo-toe-fay-shah

Sentence: When asked to clean up the cat's vomit, George suddenly collapsed from dutophasia.

Etymology: From that Latin 'Duto' (work) and Phasia (illness)

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Created by: PapaChabre

Pronunciation: lay-ZIN-ti-cate

Sentence: Promptly after being asked to mow the lawn, John was found lazinticating.



Hey! Are you implying that all fat guys with beards are lazy? Because it could possibly be true and therefore that may be a hate crime! You'll be hearing from my lawyer =P - PapaChabre, 2006-12-13: 23:10:00


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Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: Task-ah-rade

Sentence: Every time someone asks me to help them with chores, I put on a tascquarade.

Etymology: task+evade+masquerade

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Created by: Bunny36

Pronunciation: Po-tah-moh-bill-i-tee

Sentence: Daddy seems to have come down with another case of potatamobility.

Etymology: Thought to have originated from the saying 'coach potato'.

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Created by: TheCapn

Pronunciation: Flab-en-za-tch-en

Sentence: He was flabenzachen when it was time for work.


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Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: ah-werk-voyd

Sentence: Whenever big projects were on deck and his boss began to assign work, he began to plan his aworkvoid strategy. The next day he would announce to the team that he had strep throat, H1N1, and pneumonia all at once. Thus the 5 week absence began. Obviously when he came back to work all the projects were complete.

Etymology: avoid + work

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Created by: verbatul

Pronunciation: Muh-laze

Sentence: The quick, brown fox jumped over the malazin' dog

Etymology: Malaise + Laze

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