Why make up words?

In the Penguins episode “All Choked Up,” Skipper says the following:

Blowing us up one by one with unregurgitatable gut bombs.

Except that “unregurgitatable” isn’t a word.  “Irregurgitable,” however, is.  Interestingly enough, only the OED lists it under “regurgitable.”  Sadly, it has use in academic works equal to that of the non-word “unregurgitatable.”  Why invent a word when there’s already a perfectly good and more logical word?

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