Verboticism: Pealation

'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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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: Pealation

metrohumanx - 2008-08-11: 17:15:00
Congrats on your yesterword, and WOW for today. I've always wondered if PENELOPE rhymed with ENVELOPE...