Monday, December 5, 2011

Phonatic

[fuh-nat-ik]
Phonetic + Fanatic
noun, adjective

1. One who is overly concerned with the pronunciation of words.
2. One who is obsessed with the
Vietnamese noodle soup, pho.
3. One who is overly concerned with the correct pronunciation of the word "pho" as "fuh."

Ex. "I hate to sound like a phonatic, but if someone asks me where the 'liberry' is I automatically think, You? Going to the library? I appreciate the effort but you'll need to learn how to read first if it's going to be of any use."


Today's portmanteau submitted by Nathan T.! Submit your own!

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