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Disclosure: This is a post written by me and any opinions expressed are my own. I may or may not have received compensation for my services.


There have been so many times when something utterly gross happens to us. It seems that these things happen more frequently once you become a parent. How many times have you encountered a messy diaper blow out? My mother said that when my brother was a baby, he took his diaper off and proceeded to draw on the wall with his poop. How wonderful for her! I am so grateful that the boys never did anything like this. Now, the FTC says I have to mention to you that this blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Clorox blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.

Have you ever dropped your smartphone in the toilet? You may not publicly admit it but I am sure many of you have. We have all had many icky moments that we don’t care to discuss and would really like to forget ever happened! Guess what? You’re not alone. Clorox has been faithfully helping you clean up these messes with products from toilet bowl cleaners to disinfecting wipes for a very long time, and now they wanted my help naming life’s biggest messes! My words are Clorox-approved and are in the new online Clorox Ick-tionary, the hilarious dictionary of messes.

The Clorox Ick-tionary captures the icky every-day and over-the-top situations that everyone can relate to; from circumstances surrounding the unpleasantness of poop and pee to things like applesauce on the ceiling (where), to the sticky situation you’re in from the accidental “reply to all” mass email. Visit  The Clorox Ick-tionary to laugh, commiserate and resolve some of these mishaps and see how Clorox cleaning and laundry products can help turn a lot of these ep-ick disasters into cleaning wins.

Think you have what it takes to come up with your own icky words? Head over and create your own! Here’s how…

  1. Learn the new language of mess and check out the featured word(s) of the week
  2. Receive a coupon for 75 cents off any Clorox® product, while supplies last
  3. Submit your own words! Help add to the Clorox® Ick-tionary by submitting your own funny words or phrases that help you get through the ick
  4. Learn how to clean up the ick. Get solutions from Clorox® to help conquer the next icky situation
  5. Interact with the words and play fun games for the chance to win a $25 prize

I know all you Mom’s and Dads out there can come up with some pretty cleaver words! Here are the ones we came up with.

Redickuloss: The ridiculous icky feeling when you get red food dye on something

Skatostrophic: When you are changing a diaper and you get skat (poo) all over

Clorox Ick-tionary:One icky catastrophe can easily turn into a hilarious party story or top-ick of parent-to-parent chatter. The Clorox® Ick-tionary captures the icky every day and over-the-top situations that everyone can relate to; from circumstances surrounding the unpleasantness of life’s #1’s and #2’s (and sometimes #3’s) to things like applesauce on the ceiling (how?). This online, interactive forum at www.icktionary.com officially brings together the new language of mess, including how to conquer and laugh about them, all brought to you by ick survivors and parents who have been there and cleaned that.

About The Clorox Company

The Clorox Company is a leading multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer and professional products with approximately 8,400 employees and fiscal year 2012 revenues of $5.5 billion. Clorox® markets some of the most trusted and recognized brand names, including its namesake bleach and cleaning products, Clorox Healthcare™, HealthLink®, Aplicare® and Dispatch® products, Green Works® naturally derived home care products, Pine-Sol® cleaners, Poett® home care products, Fresh Step® cat litter, Glad® bags, wraps and containers, Kingsford® charcoal, Hidden Valley® and KC Masterpiece® dressings and sauces, Brita® water-filtration products, and Burt’s Bees® and gud® natural personal care products. Nearly 90 percent of the company’s brands hold the No. 1 or No. 2 market share positions in their categories. Clorox®’s commitment to corporate responsibility includes making a positive difference in its communities. In fiscal year 2012, The Clorox Company Foundation awarded $3.5 million in cash grants, and Clorox® made product donations valued at $15 million. For more information, visit The Clorox Company

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Disclosure: This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Clorox blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. To read more posts on this topic, click here. Please note that new FTC blogger guidelines recommend posting the disclosure clearly at the top and at the end of sponsored blog posts.


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