Verboticism: Innerpeas

'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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Peaphoria

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Created by: Robologicon

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Nerveana

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: nurv/anna

Sentence: Nerveana can be achieved while grocery shopping with the help of pearl barley

Etymology: nerve + nirvana

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Seedlation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: seed-lay-shun

Sentence: A feeling of seedlation came over me as I groped my way through the barrel of corn.

Etymology: seed, elation

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Peaphoria

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: pee/fawr/ee/uh

Sentence: Wiggling her hand around deep in the barrel of split peas and closing her eyes was a sensation that shifted her mind into the ultimate state of peaphoria.

Etymology: PEAPHORIA - noun - from PEA (the round, edible seed of the pisum sativum, of the legume family) + EUPHORIA (a feeling of great happiness and well-being)

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx LOVE those legumes. Isn't peaphoria the capitol of illinoise? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 22:10:00

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Manoeuphoria

Created by: readerwriter

Pronunciation: mahn-o-u-for-e-a

Sentence: "We have a name for it," the doctor had said, "manoeuphoria." All her life Bridget had felt only a slight guilt and unease whenever she stuck her hand into containers of small, cool, round, but firm, objects. They were especially pleasurable on a hot summer's day. She couldn't stop herself. Her first indulgence had come in childhood when she would stick her hand--she always prefered her left--into the large jar of buttons in her grandmother's sewing room. Later, when she was older, she had done the same with the peas, rice and other legumes her parents stored in the storm cellar of their farmhouse in Kansas. Now that she was a famous actress in New York City, the gourmet jelly beans she kept in the half-barrel by her bedside didn't quite produce the same high, but she had her memories. It had been a long process describing her feelings to the doctor, but in her last session she had been able to tell him she knew what it was to be one with a waterfall.

Etymology: From manos, for hand; euphoria, for intense happiness

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metrohumanx Could i have Bridget's phone number? - metrohumanx, 2008-08-11: 17:21:00

metrohumanx No other authors in this group? How humble. - metrohumanx, 2008-08-12: 14:36:00

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Legumelation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: leh-goom-e-LAY-shun

Sentence: Whenever Heather passed the open bins of peas, beans and lentils she could not resist the temptation to burrow into them in anticipation of the wonderful legumelation it always provided her.

Etymology: Blend of the words 'legume' (n. the fruit or seed of plants of the legume family (as peas or beans) and 'elation' (n. pathological euphoria)

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Ecstapea

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: EX-tah-pee

Sentence: Barbara is no longer allowed in the "bulk foods" section of the co-op, after she ran amok overdosing on ecstapea.

Etymology: ecstasy, pea

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Granubilation

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: gran-yoo-bihl-AY-shuhn

Sentence: Alex's therapist suggested a routine of submerging his arms in rice--the granubilation to counteract his otherwise complete lack of personality.

Etymology: granule + jubilation

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COMMENTS:

petaj hints of a grand jubilation too - petaj, 2007-05-29: 05:29:00

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Legudaimonia

Created by: Discoveria

Pronunciation: leh-goo-die-moan-eah

Sentence: Susie was so overwhelmed with legudaimonia after sticking her hand into a bag of peas, that she started crying.

Etymology: legume + eudaimonia (Greek 'happiness or welfare')

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Created by: chlorinejenny

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