Verboticism: Peaphoria

'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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Pronunciation: pēfôrēə

Sentence: Nothing is quite so exciting to Naomi as a trip to the wholesale market -- all those open bins of dried vegetables. She can plunge elbow-deep into peaphoria. Green or black-eyed, doesn\'t matter. Damn the health laws. This is fun.

Etymology: pea (a spherical green seed that is widely eaten as a vegetable) + euphoria (a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness)

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