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patch one ten - 1. Something which will never happen. 2. Something which has been delayed for a very long time.

e.g., 1. Ted: Your winning the lottery is a patch one ten; the odds are astronomical against you. You're more likely to get hit by lightning. Ed. Yeah, but who wants to get hit by lightning? 2. We handed in those essays last month and we still don't have them back. Looks like they're patch one ten now.

submitted by PPM

patcha - A word to use when you arn't really annoyed but are sarcastic annoyed. it's an exaggeration of the annoyed sound 'pt-ch'

e.g., "You can't come" then you say "Well, PATCHA"

submitted by Chels - (www)

patchist - A person who, due to character trait, choice, or disease, decides to hunker down, or try to hide, in a “briar patch” (= place of isolation) in hopes the corrupt and crazy world will leave him alone.

e.g., The patchist had watch geese to warn him of intruders.

submitted by Adrian R. Lawler

patchoulizone - The aromatic area surrounding someone wearing the perfume Patchouli. Can also refer to a store or boutique where Patchouli is sold.

e.g., 1. When the "Dead" used to tour, the whole arena would be one big Patchoulizone 2. There's a Patchoulizone just down the street where you can buy incense, perfume, beads, and other hippy-dippy stuff.

submitted by Paul

paternoland - A place where football-crazy folks suffer from "what [David Israel, The Washington Star] calls 'the delusion that the ability to win football games indicates anything at all about your character or intelligence other than that you can win football games.'" Pennsylvania State University and environs, in particular.

e.g., Once upon a time, in the not so distant past, the heart of Paternoland was referred to as Happy Valley, but Paternoland surely extends far beyond Happy Valley. | Did those in power in Paternoland really think it was acceptable for a pederast to rape a child as long as he didn't do so on the university campus? From the board of trustees down through the university president, a vice president, athletic director, head football coach, assistant football coach, to the janitorial staff? Well, admittedly, janitors can be easily intimidated precisely because they're so lacking in power.    A ytpo now corrected (down trustees) makes me wonder if the PSU Board of Trustees may someday be known as the "board of clown trustees"? Perhaps, rather than "trustees," some of them will soon be known as "trystees." Whatever, only if you're still riding the turnip truck should you believe that no one on the PSU BOT knew or suspected Sandusky's behavior. Such naïveté rarely exists in the world of big money. Never forget that PSU football has represented big money during Paterno's reign. PSU's endowment has grown from a handful of $ millions when Paterno became head coach to >$1.25 billion in 2009. A football program that brings in $70 million a year could have a lot to do with that.

submitted by [Maureen Dowd] - (www)

pathete - Someone who has raised pathetic to an artform.

e.g., The French are a bunch of pathetes. (My original example was too restrictive.)

submitted by enos

patheticalarious - Describes an event that is sad and painful to watch, but somehow funny at the same time.

e.g., The fat, sweaty guy's attempts to get that girl's digits were patheticalarious.

submitted by Gary S.

pathetically crack't - Describes the pitiful opposition: "the other" political party, the other "candidates."

e.g., We are the only ones with a real plan; all the rest are pathetically crack't.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

pathetically cracked - Nuts, warped, brainwashed, sad to say.

e.g., Progressives may regard voters for the opposition as being pathetically cracked. Shows you how much progressives know.

submitted by Paul Edic - (www)

patheticism - The state of being pathetic.

e.g., That plant has even fewer leaves than before and seems to have reached new heights of patheticism.

submitted by Rachel

patheticity - Condition of being pathetic. Measure of how pathetic something is.

e.g., She grinned wryly at the patheticity of his situation.

submitted by MDC

pathetidork - Pathetic dork. Someone whose only friends are online. She's played Dungeons and Dragons every day for at least seven years. Can also be used as pathetisad. Made popular by the Drew Carey Show.

e.g., Ryan hasn't left his house in two years; he's never kissed a girl. Ergo, he's a pathetidork. I was one, too, but I grew out of it.

submitted by Ryan

pathetisad - Pathetic and sad put together, but more so.

e.g., You are beyond pathetisad. You have been home all day and not got off that couch.

submitted by Billy/Jenny - (www)

pathetisad - To be overly wretched or useless; to be beyond hope; to be completely and utterly pathetic

e.g., We felt that Jon's decision to drop out of college and return to the tree farm was pathetisad.

submitted by Dan

pathology - The scientific study of paths and walkways in forests, both those made by humans and those made by wild animals. Trained practitioners of this science usually use the title 'pathologist,' while amateurs are called pathfinders.

e.g., You'll need to talk to John Henry about that; he's is our local expert on pathology.

submitted by Robin Nilsson

patooey - You say this word when something doesn't work out the way you wanted or when you receive bad news. Ptui.

e.g., Friend: I can't go snowboarding this weekend cuz I'm grounded. Me: Patooey.

submitted by elena

patricia - A slang name for a wire stripper, named after the song "Patricia the Stripper."

e.g., The tech asked, "Anyone seen Patricia?"

submitted by Steve

patridiot - A person who rabidly patriotic to the point of idiocy. Any body whose sole reaction to 9/11/01 was buying and displaying an american flag on their SUV

e.g., W's speech at ground zero really frothed-up all those patridiots.

submitted by Chris Marshall

patrifex - 1. A fecund woman. 2. A faulty condom.

e.g., "Chris is a patrifex; Michael's the fifth one to have dropped out of her in six years." "Yeah. She and Dave really ought to invest in some decent rubber johnnies instead of those bargain basement patrifices they usually buy."

submitted by Tama Boyle - (www)

patriotic barnacles - All the cute little stickers and decals soccer moms and trophy wives (among others) fashionably threw on their SUV's after 9/11, which have since lost all meaning to them.

e.g., Man, you can't even see who's driving that Lexus, what with all the patriotic barnacles encrusted on the windows.

submitted by Giovanni Dania - (www)

patriotically correct - A variation of "politically correct" in which one displays sloganeering, nationalism, blind obedience to authority, and suspicion of Arab-looking people or any criticism of foreign policy.

e.g., Since September 11th, it's patriotically correct to shout down those who question the government.

submitted by Danny Middleton

patroscending - Extremely patronizing and condescending.

e.g., Please don't be so patroscending. I'm not that much of an idiot.

submitted by moink

patrotize/patrotizing - Attempt to sell products by patronizing target audience with crass generalizations concerning how they should be living their lives. Mobile phone companies frequently adopt this angle utilizing tag lines such as, "Make the most of Now".

e.g., "I didn't realize how life is short and I should make the most of it and should also value my friends an family and furthermore be aware that now I can work whenever and wherever I want to increase my productivity whilst also bearing in mind that's it's important to sometimes just switch my mobile off and enjoy the moment I'm in, until I saw that marvelous piece of patrotizing".

submitted by Ewan Thomson - (www)

pattearning - Use of the patterning process while self-learning a sport. When LEARNING sports such as skiing and golf, the most effective way is to use one single PATTERN all the way through the progression. Then instead of being called PATTERN, it is called "Pattearning" because of its efficient contribution to fast and lasting results when learning.

e.g., Just pattearn your submittals after mine, and your words are a lot more likely to get accepted. Oh, and follow the guidelines, too.

submitted by Gaston St-Pierre

pauce - Poor, of absent worth. Back formation from "paucity": "an insufficient quantity or number." From the link.

e.g., Despair the oxygen depleted by these pauce and worthless souls.

submitted by Rex Regia - (www)

paul - the guy who created the site

e.g., paul sure did create pseudodictionary.com!

submitted by Paul Jarvis - (www)

paul & ratchet - A device for inhibiting the runaway progress of wordsmiths.

e.g., The paul & ratchet served admirably to curb my verbal diarrhea.

submitted by S. Berliner, III - (www)

paul edic - ########## Editor Paul's on-line derivative of the PD, the E. Dic. (e-Dictionary).

e.g., "Thee Allah ji had" is a word cribbed directly from the Paul Edic.

submitted by S. Berliner, III - (www)

paulin garret - An attic where one makes tarps.

e.g., The paulin garret was choc-a-bloc full of canvas and tar.

submitted by S. Berliner, III - (www)

pausatron - Used imperatively, this is a command one gives when those playing computer games are required to pause the game, in order to allow a non-gamer to walk past the TV screen.

e.g., Fool! You forgot to call pausatron and the bumberklurt went and scored the winner.

submitted by Liam

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