noun phrase. You may know them as house apes, sperm-and-egg omelettes, and the future.
Real citation: “9:15 a.m. A soon-to-be ex-wife reportedly slapped her soon-to-be ex-husband in his soon-to-be ex-non-stinging face in front of their reproductive artifact’s elementary school.
(Kevin L. Hoover, May 20, 2008, The Arcata Eye, http://www.arcataeye.com/index.php?module=Pagesetter&tid=2&topic=7&func=viewpub&pid=940&format=full)
Made-up citation: “I wonder if being raised by wolves is as bad as it sounds. Are they really more negligent at reproductive-artifact-rearing than coyotes, dingos, hyenas, and Lohans?”