This word just came naturally to me while writing some prose. Will it be understood by English speakers/readers?

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    First hit on google right now is this question, so I'm guessing it's not that common :)
    – Benjol
    Jan 6, 2011 at 12:14
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    @Benjol: Well that and I imagine that StackExchange questions get quite a bit of weight by Google PageRank. Hopefully more weight than those ridiculous ExpertsExchange (ExpertSexChange?) entries.
    – Adam
    Mar 18, 2011 at 15:12
  • Gobload is an awesome word. It gets your point across fast. "Tonight, we're going out to pizza. I'm gonna order mine with a gobload of cheese!"
    – Evik James
    Sep 21, 2011 at 22:33
  • It sounds like a euphemism for shitload, so be careful.
    – bobobobo
    Nov 6, 2011 at 23:51

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Not without a hyphen: gob-load. Without the hyphen, I parsed it as "go bload", which of course makes no sense. However, I expect that most native speakers of English will understand "gob-load".

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    Makes perfect sense to us Brits
    – ukayer
    Nov 18, 2010 at 5:09
  • There's hod-load as well.
    – Benjol
    Jan 6, 2011 at 12:15
  • Don't forget buttload
    – bobobobo
    Nov 7, 2011 at 15:03

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