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  • zaff_syn <zaff_syn@yahoo.com>
    1. AQUADEXTROUS (ak wa 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)
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      1. AQUADEXTROUS (ak wa 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 (dis kon fekt') v. To sterilize the piece of candy you
      dropped on the floor by blowing on it, assuming this will
      somehow 'remove' all the germs.

      4. ELBONICS (el bon' iks) n. The actions of two people maneuvering
      for one armrest in a movie theater (airplane).

      5. FRUST (frust) n. The small line of debris that refuses to be swept
      onto the dust pan and keep backing a person across the room until he
      finally decides to give up and sweep it under the rug.

      6. LACTOMANGULATION (lak' to man guy 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. NOSCUS (pup'kus) n. The moist residue left on a window after one
      presses one's 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.

      Ok ok, these were just for fun (in case anybody misses the
      pun) ..they're not any in dictionary anywhere....well I guess you
      could still try to coin it off as catchas or slangs.... but don't try
      to use it in formal settings etc :-)
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