Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 12:59 PM.

Cheedle(chee' dul) - n. The residue left on one's fingertips after consuming a bag of Cheetos.

Choconiverous- adj. Biting off the head of the chocolate Easter bunny first.

Gromaxes(grom' ack sis) - n. Inside area of knees used to grip steering wheel when holding a map or atlas.

Hangle(hang' ul) - n. A cluster of coat hangers.

Ienvy(i-envy): the jealousy a person with a normal cell phone has when his friend or partner is on their iPhone. (My son has this when he notes, “I know Third Graders with iPhones.”)

Irant(eye' rant) - n. A seamless pistachio; a pistachio nut afraid to come out in public. (I love pistachios and can appreciate the need for this word.)

Opling(op' pling) - n. The act, when feeding a baby, of opening and closing one's mouth, smacking one's lips and making "yummy" noises, in the hope that baby will do the same.

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