Spamich noun The language that Lydia's son claims to be fluent in, when in fact he is just rolling his R's and making up sounds that he may or may not have heard on Dora the
Hüt Kanüt! (hoot ka-NOOT) exclamation Used when you've just figured out something fabulous that is glaringly obvious. Like that it's your mother-in- law's birthday. May accompany smacking of forehead. Most effective when you sound like the Swedish Chef from the Muppet Show. Loosely translated, it means Bugs Bunny in Swedish. Also, not a curse word but feels like one.
Protesticles verb The act of protecting one's testicles from imminent attack. Alternately, when one's testicles protest having been squared up on.
Rulpurdy (rull-PUR-dee) adjective Describe person, event or object that is attractive, courteous and/or exemplary. i.e. "That's a rulpurdy dress you got on there, little girl." Best used when accompanied by a huge wad of chewing tobacco, or barring that, a mouthful of marbles. Also requires the ability to reach the low range of octaves and the "Beef. It's What's For Dinner" guy's voice. Warning: Choking Hazard.
Eye Slammy noun Condition upon, when smelling something so horribly offensive -- i.e. the bathroom after the boys have been in there, or twenty-seven sprays of the *lovely* eu de parfum from McGee's Trampy Teenager Starter Kit -- causes one's eyes to slam shut until 1) the odor dissipates; or 2) you manage to blindly stumble out of the room and into a place that doesn't assault one's olfactory senses. Like a morgue. In August. With no air conditioning.
Aerosol (AR-uh-zol) expletive Conforms to the Mommyland (often broken) Rule of No Cursing in Front of the Children. The naughtier cousin to jackhole and schmidt. Most effective when uttered slowly, feigning a German accent, and following the phrase "Wuuuuut. Annnn. --" Also best employed toward obnoxious drivers of BMWs.
Turtler noun Term coined by Lydia's son Hawk to describe his little sister. "She's half baby, half toddler and really, really slow." This should make perfect sense to those of who herd turtles for a living.
Slibble noun A small slice or a nibble of something. "Let me have just a slibble of the turtle cheesecake so it won't completely ruin my diet." (submitted by Michelle J. Silva via Facebook)
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