Verboticism: Exqueueses

'But I was here first!'

DEFINITION: n. The feelings that well up inside of you when you're waiting for service and another person, who arrived after you did, gets waited first! v. To wait and wait in line, only to watch other people jump the queue.

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Pronunciation: eckz-cue-sayz

Sentence: No one was going to listen to the histrionics of Censoria's exqueuses. Sure, she had waited in line for eight hours, asked the person in front and back of her to save her place while she used the loo, but there were no more tickets to the Crude Oil concert.

Etymology: A play on EXCUSES, to make allowances for, overlook; EX + QUEUE, a line

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Comments: Exqueueses

Jabberwocky - 2009-04-07: 15:26:00

metrohumanx - 2009-04-08: 02:41:00
Very hermetic. Lovely.