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How about another little game?

Supply a new definition (preferably punny) to an already existing word. H/T: idea stolen from the Washington Post's Style Invitational contest. Just leave new posts below with any entries.

Example: Hostage: The feeling you get when guests won’t leave.


Build a man a fire and he's warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life.
 
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Krakatoa: A South Seas version of soccer, played barefoot with a coconut.


Build a man a fire and he's warm for a day. Set a man on fire and he's warm for the rest of his life.
 
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horrid: the more basic or subconscious personality state of a prostitute.
 
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salacious: given to telling salty stories

cerebration: New Year's Eve in Tokyo
 
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Punjab: Where the Indian word play hits you.

Catharsis: A Cathar's female sibling.


It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. -J. Krishnamurti
 
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MEDIOCRE: Shrek on the French Riviera. (Nice, isn't it?)
 
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Sunday School: Fish that are only caught on weekend.

Wallet: An enclosure for midgets.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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MEDIOCRE: Shrek on the French Riviera. (Nice, isn't it?)


Do you think he'll turn a kind of average brown?
 
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Cross-threading -

AFTERMATH - Science class
 
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Conflagration: to limit prisoner banners.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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maintenance - the anchor stores at the mall
 
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Mineshaft: what a German porn star is proud of.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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Recede: What happens when you successfully copulate again.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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Abundance: When a Kaiser and a Bialy boogie.


It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. -J. Krishnamurti
 
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Tipperary: What the wind blowing up Mrs. Gore's dress revealed.

Stickshift: Olive Oyl's move


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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Stickshift: Olive Oyl's move
Or Twiggy's...
 
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Or one of the ladies' chemises.


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Do Iget credit for setting it up?


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
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Up what?

Urination: What God said to Israel.


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Malingerer - A mother-in-law who never leaves after visiting her kids.
 
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Bigotry - seen in an Italian arboretum
 
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Paroxysm - movement favoring return to early forms of transport

Parabolic - one of Paroxysm's recommended forms of transport
 
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paranoia -- what Mom and Dad do to their kids.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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Halitosis: The worst breath in 76 years.

Menthol: A drink for males only.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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GREENSPAN - an eco-friendly bridge

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what the golf pro sautes in -
 
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GREENSPAN - an eco-friendly bridge - or - what the golf pro sautes in -


What the camera does while the announcer is describing the hole.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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MEDIOCRE- the new Crayola crayon, depicting a mustard-covered roast done to a rich earthy-golden-yellow-brown color
 
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mediochre: a brown-skinned Iranian.


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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Ogee - elliptical remark
 
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MEDIOCRE- the new Crayola crayon, depicting a mustard-covered roast done to a rich earthy-golden-yellow-brown color

Stripochre - sorry this shade available only in adult crayons
 
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Ski slope: a hill in Poland


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
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purple - to tug on a contented cat's tail
 
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FLUORESCENT - Did the flowers get there? Happy Mother's Day, Mom !
 
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Photosynthesis - the profile pic my sibling posts on dating sites
 
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TELEVISION - the Oracle speaks...
 
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CARMEN - train conductors


(We just gave a concert-version performance of "Carmen - The Musical" last night. Improbably, Micaela stole the show.)
 
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TURANDOT - sightseeing trip concludes at pastry shop
 
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MANON LESCAULT -- Okay, we've got the guy who fell overboard, now let's get back under way.
 
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Shame: A busload of lawyers going off a cliff.

Crying shame: There's an empty seat on the bus.


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Gobbledygook A Korean glutton

Formaldehyde To be flayed with pomp and circumstance.
 
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EMBARGO - Dorothy's Aunt went out for a drink...
 
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impending a demon's nether region


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EMBARGO - Dorothy's Aunt went out for a drink...

Someone named a toilet after Dorothy's dog: http://www.totousa.com/ultrama...8-gpf-elongated-bowl

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EMBARGO - Dorothy's Aunt went out for a drink...

Someone named a toiled after Dorothy's dog: http://www.totousa.com/ultrama...8-gpf-elongated-bowl


Did you see? Christmas colors! (SANAGLOSS Glaze!)
 
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SANTA The first letter of the alphabet has been canonized!
 
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titration: limited foreplay


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
Nollidj is power.
 
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ENNUI - the King of France has a speech impediment
 
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belong: an early tea variety which evolved into "oo".


Give a man a fish and he can eat for one day; give a man a fishing pole and he will find an excuse to never work again.
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broadcaster: someone who tosses women.
commentator: an ordinary spud
repossessed: the exorcism failed


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sibilantThe sound your mother's or father's sister makes when drunk.
 
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