January 5, 2009

UnWords

For example:

abandick (ə-băn’dĭk1. (v.tr.) To leave a man mid-sexual intercourse, causing him much frustration and physical discomfort.

deifenestration (dē’ĭ-fĕn’ĭ-strā’shən) 1. (n.) To throw all talk of God out the window.

thermalophobia (thûr’məl’ō’fō’bē-ə)  1. (n.) An abnormal fear when one is showering that someone might sneak in, flush the toilet, and scald them to death.

vurp (vûrp) 1. (v.) To be reminded of what had been eaten last via a short belch-like occurrence. 2. (n.) A vomit burp.

(thanks, Dale)

comments

  1. Kelsey Parker on January 5th, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    lubricakes (lü’brĭ-kāks) 1. (n.) The cookies, cakes and brownies one brings in to butter up their boss.

    At my company, we have an unword that could totally use this. See:

    flabotage phla-bə-ˌtäzh 1. (n.) destruction of coworkers’ health (and body shape), through the use of lubricakes.

  2. Andrew Simone on January 6th, 2009 at 11:53 am

    Those are both fantastic.