Verboticism: Crapparatus

'I'm sorry can you repeat that? '

DEFINITION: A technological innovation that doesn't work as expected because "normal people" can't figure out how to use it.

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Created by: Scrumpy

Pronunciation: krap-uh-rat-us

Sentence: The new toaster was such a piece of crapparatus that we couldn't even figure out where to put the toast in.

Etymology: crap + apparatus

Points: 722

Comments: Crapparatus

galwaywegian - 2007-09-14: 07:28:00

younger - 2007-09-14: 09:30:00
that's fun to say. I'm going to adopt this into my daily lexicon.

Jabberwocky - 2007-09-14: 10:16:00
very funny

purpleartichokes - 2007-09-14: 10:50:00
Love it!

ScrabbledEgg - 2007-09-14: 23:41:00
Hilarious. Voting now.

OZZIEBOB - 2007-09-15: 18:27:00
I toast you: great word. But remember toast is the strangest of all foods: it is eaten in the morning and drunk at night!