Words that Should be in the Dictionary

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Eight years ago I was very active in Yahoo! Chatrooms. And then accidentally invited to the Architectures and Engineers Chatroom, whereas chatters are very warm and friendly. That's why I enjoyed chatting and attended the room when no one is around. Months passed by and the topics about Engineering and Architecture could not be maintained in the room so ate "Miyaw" created an egroup where any information can be shared and posted. It was then named Architects, Engineers Atbp since other professionals also wanted to join the group. Soon the room was filled with regular chatters from day to day and kept on increasing every week. Actually the egroup does not just extend their help to chat mates by sharing ideas .  AEA also conducted bi-annual grand eyeballs and outreach programs, to help not only its members, but, in its small simple way, less fortunate citizens of the metropolis. Though I didn't had the chance to join on their activities during those days because I got busy on my studies and part time work, I treasured the group and still has a part in me. Articles

I mentioned this because my current post are came from one of my Ate's in the group. When I conducted a research at Philippines' National Library, I got an eyeball with Ate Shery Ann Recta a.k.a. Princess_Donita because her work place is near the library. Before I go home, she gave me a remembrance, A compilation of Quotations, Articles, Short Stories and even a Novel in a CD. I put a caption on the CD that's why I didn't forget the date when she gave it to me, it was September 10, 2003, and still okay. I just want to share it to all of you. And for sure a lot more will be posted soon... 


10 words that don't exist, but should be in the Dictionary :D 

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. 

5. FRUST (frust) n. The small line of debris that refuses to be swept onto the dust pan 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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