CARPERPETUATION (kar' pur pet u a shun) n.  The act, when vacuuming, of
 running over a string or a piece of lint at least a dozen times, reaching
 over and picking it up, examining it, then putting it back down to give the
 vacuum one more chance.
 DISCONFECT (dis kon fekt') v.  To sterilize the piece of candy you dropped on
 the floor by blowing on it, somehow assuming this will 'remove' all the
 ECNALUBMA (ek na lub' ma) n.  A rescue vehicle which can only be seen in the
 rearview mirror.
 EIFFELITES (eye' ful eyetz) n.  Gangly people sitting in front of you at the
 movies who, no matter what direction you lean in, follow suit.
 ELBONICS (el bon' iks) n.  The actions of two people maneuvering for one
 armrest in a movie theater.
 ELECELLERATION (el a cel er ay' shun) n.  The mistaken notion that the more
 you press an elevator button the faster it will arrive.
 FRUST (frust) n.  The small line of debris that refuses to be swept onto the
 dust pan and keeps backing a person across the room until he finally decides
 to give up and sweep it under the rug.
 LACTOMANGULATION (lak' to man gyu lay' shun) n.  Manhandling the "open here"
 spout on a milk container so badly that one has to resort to the 'illegal'
 PEPPIER (pehp ee ay') n.  The waiter at a fancy restaurant whose sole purpose
 seems to be walking around asking diners if they want ground pepper.
 PHONESIA (fo nee' zhuh) n.  The affliction of dialing a phone number and
 forgetting whom you were calling just as they answer.
 PUPKUS (pup' kus) n.  The moist residue left on a window after a dog presses
 its nose to it.
 TELECRASTINATION (tel e kras tin ay' shun) n.  The act of always letting the
 phone ring at least twice before you pick it up, even when you're only six
 inches away.