fitzke at VOYAGER.NET
Mon Feb 21 16:12:22 UTC 2000
>> > WORDS THAT DON'T EXIST BUT SHOULD
>> > ---------------------------------
>> > 1. Aquadextrous (akwa deks' trus) adj. Possessing the ability
>> > to turn the bathtub faucet on and off with your toes.
>> > 2. Carperpetuation (kar 'pur pet u a shun) n. The act, when
>> > vacuuming, of running over a string or a piece of lint at least
>> > a dozen times, reaching over and picking it up, examining it,
>> > then putting it back down to give the vacuum one more chance.
>> > 3. Disconfect (diskonfect') v. To sterilize the piece of candy
>> > you dropped on the floor by blowing on it, assuming that somehow
>> > it will 'remove' all the germs.
>> > 4. Elbonics (el bon' iks) n. The actions of two people
>> > maneuvering for one armrest in a movie theater.
>> > 5. Frust (frust) n. The small line of debris that refuses to be
>> > swept onto the dustpan and keeps backing a person across the
>> > room until he finally decides to give up and sweep it under the
>> > rug.
>> > 6. Lactomangulation (lak' to man gyu lay' shun) n. Manhandling
>> > the 'open here' spout on a milk container so badly that one has
>> > to resort to the 'illegal' side.
>> > 7. Peppier (pehp ee ay') n. The waiter at a fancy restaurant
>> > whose sole purpose seems to be walking around asking diners if
>> > they want ground pepper.
>> > 8. Phonesia (fo nee' zhuh) n. The affliction of dialing a phone
>> > number and forgetting whom you were calling just as they answer.
>> > 9. Pupkus (pup' kus) n. The moist residue left on a window
>> > after a dog presses its nose to it.
>> > 10. Telecrastination (tel e kras tin ay' shun) n. The act of
>> > always letting the phone ring at least twice before you pick
>> > it up, even when you're only six inches away.
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