Verboticism: Nerveana

'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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Leguphoria

Created by: Andlat

Pronunciation: lEg.ju:.foU.ri:A

Sentence: Experiencing leguphoria is a great way to get your daily serving of peas.

Etymology: Portmanteau of legume and euphoria.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx aaah the noble legume strikes sgain! - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 22:05:00

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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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COMMENTS:

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

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Peasureseizure

Created by: Rhyme79

Pronunciation: peez-yer-seez-yer

Sentence: I had the most amazing peasureseizure at the health food place the other day. It was so good, I fainted and the checkout girl called an ambulance.

Etymology: A play on pleasure, minus the 'l'. Added seizure for some rhyming goodness.

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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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Podifeelya

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: pod-i-feel-ya

Sentence: One of the oddest of behavioral disorders, podifeelya, is becoming more and more of a problem for grocers. Podifeels have the urge or fantasy to fondle legumes and may actually go up to unwatched barrels of the little veggies and thrust their hands in to experience a "rush" or release of tension. Grocery employees who witness this activity should confront the podifeel and demand that they pay for the entire barrel since this is unsanitary and really disgusting. (This unusual behavior should not be confused with arthritipods -- old Hippies, Deadheads and Tree huggers who will microwave bags of organic rice or beans for arthritis relief rather than use unholistic medicines.)

Etymology: (wordplay on podophilia - foot fetish, one of the paraphilia disorders in which a person has fantasies and attractions to non-sexual parts of the body such as feet or legs) pod: "leg"ume such as peas, beans, etc. + I + feel + ya (you)

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Vegistate

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Veg-ee-stay-t

Sentence: Whenever Lucy put her hands into a tub of split peas she found the experience so wonderful that it sent her into a complete vegistate.

Etymology: Veg(informal, vegetable) + State(the condition of someone at a particular time) = Vegistate

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metrohumanx Succinct...I can't take those FORMAL vegetables. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 14:35:00

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Leguphoria

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: legyu for ee ya

Sentence: When Missy passed a barrel of open soup ingredients, she always experienced a feeling of leguphoria. Hardly surprising, as she was only a human bean...

Etymology: Legume (the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils & Euphoria (exaggerated feeling of bliss, elation)

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Granuelation

Created by: cohenarie

Pronunciation: gran-yoo-'lay-shun

Sentence: Walking down the bulk foods aisle on an uncrowded early weekday morning, I could indulge myself with many opportunities for granuelation.

Etymology: granular + elation

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Peakle

Created by: w5lf9s

Pronunciation: pee-ckle

Sentence: Beth, tell me if anyone is looking. I've got to go for a quick peakle! It's too tempting .. Ooohhh!

Etymology: pea + tickle

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Inpulse

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: inn puhlllllssss

Sentence: her inpulse was to get inpulses

Etymology: impulse, in pulse,

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