- n. Plural form of cootie.
“I'm willing to bet that almost everybody reading this has at some point in their childhood teasingly accused someone of giving them 'cooties' - or has been on the other end, as the one being accused.”
“The U.S. "cooties" policy with respect to Hamas is going to look quite silly in the region after the "cooties" policy with respect to the Muslim Brotherhood has been dropped, and there seems little prospect that a democratically elected Egyptian government will collaborate with such a "cooties" policy, with or without the Muslim Brotherhood.”
“Aquaman is a man of action, and The Atom is a little more cautious, leading to a moment where The Atom explains a scientific theory in the same tone he would talk to a child with ADD, even going so far as to referring to the diseased cells as "cooties":”
“I doubt someone will steal it once you've marked it with your "cooties".”
“Your immune system isn't strong enough to fight off all the "cooties" floating around in the massive crowds that follow you guys everywhere you go.”
“Companies selling food products may need to worry about their goods catching "cooties" by coming in contact with certain other products, such as lard and feminine napkins, in shoppers 'carts or on store shelves.”
“Heck, the biggest think you have to worry about in Kindergarten is catching "cooties" from the girls!”
“We were as clean as could be and fairly free of "cooties" at the end of a week, but official red tape demanded that we go through an authorized scouring.”
“We twisted and turned, but the first ones to waken, tried to keep quiet, and it was not till every one was on the move that we realized that we had made our first acquaintance with the worst pest in the Army -- body lice, or "cooties" as they call them -- the straw on which we were lying was fairly alive with the little beasts.”
“There is no doubt about it that, although we get used to the "cooties," yet sometimes they outnumber us and it is necessary to put a gas attack over on them.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘cooties’.
Mysterious and theoretical substances and "stuff" of legend. More emphasis on the ancient, mystical, mythical, folklore, mathematical, and scientific. I won't be listing too many "sci-fi" or comed...
Nouns that are common in plural form but are non-existent or rarely used in singular form.
I find these to be inherently funny.
( personal list )
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Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
A play of words with the sound of "tees" in them... for use with T-Shirts,
Looking for tweets for cooties.