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Have you ever bought a dacey or found yourself incatacipated? Would you eat a mosty dogburger?

The Oxford English Dictionary has been compiling the nation’s linguistic habits for 80 years, searching out new words that have worked their way into common usage.

But some words never make it that far.

Around dining tables across the country, unknown thousands of invented words have found their way into everyday use.

The English Project has launched a campaign to collect Britain’s private vocabulary in a public database.

The hope, according to project chairman Professor Christopher Mulvey, is to capture the “amazing, spontaneous innovation” of the English language.

The Today programme asked its listeners to e-mail in their kitchen table lingo, should any of them make it into the English lexicon?

Broddle - Any kind of small scale doing ‘this and that’ for Trish Cole.

Doojie - Eleanor Chamberlain's family term for ‘control handset’ eg. TV doojie, video doojie, DVD doojie

Incatacipated
- a common situation in Jenny Secker's house when the cat is asleep on her lap and she therefore needs her partner to fetch and carry for me.

Manniversary - John Roser and his partner and use this to describe their annual anniversary.

Mundungus Drawer - a drawer Caroline Harris' kitchen where everything and anything lives.

Nudgle - When one of Andy Wiggins' dog wants attention and uses its nose to prod and arrange a human arm until it gets the petting it requires.

Panket - Nic Hutchins' word for "a cheeky pain in the bum - often applied to the dog!"

Plodgers - An old pair of sandals or trainers Clare King uses in the summer for paddling in streams or on pebbly beaches.

Pumpkin (verb) - This derives from Cinderella and means for Jennifer Ritchie means to change one's clothes. For example, "I'm going upstairs to pumpkin."

Queadle - To lean back on your chair so that the front legs came off the floor and you rocked back and forth in Jill Oakden's home. "Stop queadling on that chair!"

Scroger - the word the Walker family use for a packed lunch. "It came about because this is what the predictive dialling feature of our mobile phones came up with when one of us tried to text 'sarnies'.

Slummock - slumping in a chair in the evening and totally relaxing for John Richards.

Tummyblinder - For Ian Ogden, a hump in the road, when on a car journey with children.

Trunnell for a goose's eye - any object of unknown function in Mike Ruddock's family.

Urglesplerk - homemade muesli in the Smith household.

Vom-vod - The towel to catch vomit when burping babies over your shoulder for Steve and Sabine Davidson.

Winkie - Elaine Adams word for something sour.
 

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