Verboticism: Sockawry

'My boyfriend disappeared in the laundry!'

DEFINITION: n., 1. The process by which pairs of socks are washed, dried, and then separated perhaps never to be reunited again. 2. The place where lost socks disappear to. v. To lose your mate in the wash.

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Pronunciation: Sock awry

Sentence: What nefarious business is this? cried Priscilla, clutching a single sock in her manicured fingers. That is the fifth sockawry this week!

Etymology: Sock (foot covering) & awry (gone missing) Similar to GONE AWRY

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Comments: Sockawry

metrohumanx - 2008-11-06: 12:09:00
Sockawry....didn't he escape from the gulag with one sock?

Mustang - 2008-11-06: 22:18:00
Far far awry?

OZZIEBOB - 2008-11-06: 22:58:00
I like it