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Subject: Sniglets about food
Date Posted: 1/14/2012 6:40 PM ET
Member Since: 10/17/2006
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At present we've gone bananas about Bananagrams here at my house, but a while back we used to play Sniglets, a game in which players compete to invent the best new word for a definition read aloud at the start of each round of play.  I found I had saved a few of them, in my cooking notebook.  

A noun meaning the sudden lull in conversation that occurs at a table of diners when the food is served.    "SERVELENCE"

A noun meaning tiny fragments of toast left behind in the butter.   "SUBATOMIC TOASTICLES"

A noun meaning the peculiar habit, when searching for a snack, of constantly returning to the refrigerator in hopes that something new will have materialized.  "UFLUATION"

A noun meaning individual peas or kernels of corn that you end up chasing all over the plate.      "VEGELUDES"