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jubeh
05-23-2011, 02:21 PM
This is a thread for a situation or term that doesn't have a word but should.

For example there aren't words for:
-When all the ingredients of a hamburger slide out as you're trying to eat it
-When you sit down and the chair is already warm from somebody else's butt
-When you're walking in the opposite direction of somebody you know and you're not sure if you're supposed to nod or wave or what.

Also if there are words for these things in other languages let us know.

Hayashida
05-23-2011, 03:13 PM
Haven't I come up with some words for a couple of those things already.

jubeh
05-23-2011, 03:27 PM
Maybe but they obviously didn't stick so don't act like you're some sort of linguistic trendsetter.

pajamajam
05-23-2011, 03:29 PM
There should be a word for when you make up a word for something but it doesn't stick so you don't get to be a linguistic trendsetter.

Hayashida
05-23-2011, 03:44 PM
If someone is like that, they could be called Utrensious.

jubeh
05-23-2011, 03:50 PM
Or they could be called john

Hayashida
05-23-2011, 03:54 PM
James, don't be so utrensious.

jubeh
05-23-2011, 04:28 PM
http://media.pcgamer.com/files/2010/12/youtest_11.jpg

pajamajam
05-23-2011, 04:33 PM
wut.

ClockHand
05-23-2011, 04:39 PM
(Invented by a language phylosopher. Spanish) Pistentimio: A person who gets and idea, and believes with complete confidence that he can't forget it. Until he/she falls sleep and forget the idea.

(real spanish word) Egresiva: breathed air.

Delphinus
05-23-2011, 07:36 PM
A word that shouldn't exist but does: smorgasbord.

Celestial-Fox
05-23-2011, 07:55 PM
The word "tingo" in the language Pascuense is “the act of taking objects one desires from the house of a friend by gradually borrowing all of them.”

XD

CypressDahlia
05-30-2011, 02:07 PM
I'm sure that's one of those all-too-specific slang terms like "chickenhead" or "hollaback girl".

You need a word for when you want to sneeze but it won't come out.

Psy
05-30-2011, 03:33 PM
When you walk along and some one is walking in the opposite direction and you come face to face only to step sideways out of each others way to again be in eachothers way again. Usually this leafs to the start of a weird slide left and right dance.