Ruhsionary

New words invented and/or adapted and currently used by the Ruhs family:
a post inspired by the Houk House and the “had tooing” going on over there

  • Swack: (v.)hit or smack someone or thing with a pretend or actual object.
  • Stick-a-piece-a-cheese: (n.)string cheese
  • sprinkly cheese: (n.)parmesan cheese
  • Old McDonald’s: (n.)McDonald’s “restaurant”
  • Snuggly Day: (n.)any dreary day where occupants of the house are sick, crabby or both and desire only to sit on the couch together watching tv–most likely eating popcorn
  • peanut butter hot dog: (n.)peanut butter and jelly sandwich on a hot dog bun

What language have you developed?

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4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Dan on April 8, 2008 at 11:15 am

    Becept (combination of besides and except) “I like all kinds of cereal becept this one.”

    Moinnamafomation – (more information) The dialogue usually goes like this:
    Daddy: “Kendall, finish your sandwhich.”
    Kendall: “Daddy, I have moinnamafomation. . . I’m full.”

    It has taken months to be able to properly interpret and transcribe this phrase!!!

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  2. Okay, you’ve got me going now:

    We use “becept or bucept” at my house,too- who knew it was universal?

    Finking: To think, As Brady explains, you know, “finking with my head”

    Mistappeared or Jistappeared: Magically gone, disappeared. Frequently used in pretend magic shows or when food that wasn’t eaten but was fed to the dog is no longer on the plate.

    And we too glorify McDonald’s: ours is HotDonald’s – how about that?

    So fun to share – thanks!

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  3. we used thunk:
    thunk: (v) to use the heel and thumb of any given hand in a downward motion upon the crown of a head. much like a bass player would slap a string. used in diciplinary manner. named after the sound it makes upon an empty head of a minor. it was used well into my twenties.

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  4. Posted by joni on April 9, 2008 at 5:07 pm

    Oh, I forgot one of Annaliese’s: butt burp = fart

    Reply

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