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nostrilating (verb) : So upset that your nostrils are flaring

Mary's harping on my poor table manners to all the guests had me nostrilating. —my own, n/a, n/a

Submitted by: Outspokin' on Mar. 01, 2007 18:13

destinesia

(noun) : the state of forgetting why you went to a place upon arriving

I had the worst case of destinesia yesterday, I walked into the living room and I couldn't remember why.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Apr. 21, 2008 19:55

alcoheimers (noun) : dementia caused by alcoholism.

The doctor could see that John was suffering from Alcoheimers due to his life long drinking problem.

Submitted by: Gaven from Minnesota on Mar. 01, 2007 16:49

stink-pretty (noun) : A strong but pleseant scent, possibly used to cover another scent.

"I'll be ready in a minute, I just need to put some stink-pretty on." —Lilith the Red, Commonly used phrase, from 2003 on

Submitted by: 3 Fingered Jack on Mar. 01, 2007 16:47

Beardoggle (noun) : A business trip for Kuparuk Alaska BEAR Safety Process participants that is sometimes portrayed as a boondoggle. Beardoggle is widely used by team members to differentiate between the hard work of that kind of off site business trip and the kind portrayed by the word boongoggle.

We are arranging the meeting rooms for the next Beardoggle, any ideas?

Submitted by: Matt Steinberger from Alaska on Mar. 01, 2007 16:13

breakdown-lane (noun) : Shoulder of the road.

When the tire on my wheel blew a flat, we had to pull over into the breakdown-lane. —Rachael., Everyone in Massachusetts., 3/1/07

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 01, 2007 14:35

egotestical (adjective) : ludicrously obsessive concern with male sexual prowess

Macbeth, once he obtained power, became an egotestical ruler. —unknown, malapropism on a student literary essay, 1 March 2007

Submitted by: Dale from Montana on Mar. 01, 2007 14:02

thunk

(noun) : something that you think

I thought a thunk about which movie to go to on Saturday.

Submitted by: Anonymous on Jul. 13, 2007 10:43

quintaped (noun) : a five-legged mythical animal that is covered in orange-red fur that eats people

The quintaped, fearsome beast, ate him. —J.K. Rowling, Fantasic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Submitted by: Anonymous on Mar. 01, 2007 13:05

frabjous

(adjective) : wonderful

Oh, frabjous day! Callooh! Callay! He chortled in his joy.... —Lewis Carrol, Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, 1871

Submitted by: katsun13 from Idaho on Mar. 10, 2008 20:51

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