Verboticism: Viralysis

'Oh-oh, I'm surrounded '

DEFINITION: n. A pile of used and discarded tissues; may constitute a bio-hazard. v. To drop a used tissue on to the floor beside your bed or chair, because you are so sick you can barely move.

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: vi-RAL-a-sis

Sentence: Although Kevin was in danger of asphyxiation by tissue, his viralysis was total and he could do nothing more than drop another tissue onto the sodden snotscape.

Etymology: viral + paralysis

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Comments: Viralysis

kashman - 2008-03-10: 13:00:00
Brilliant...quite "snoty" analysis of the "paralysis" :)

Jabberwocky - 2008-03-10: 16:57:00
this word really grows on you