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'Aaaaah!!! My finger slipped.'

DEFINITION: n., A feeling of regret and helplessness, which occurs once you realize that you have just sent out an erroneous email (i.e. one full of stupid mistakes). v., To send out an email and wish you hadn't.

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Keylosto

Created by: looseball

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Recallaghast

Created by: LotusB

Pronunciation: Re-CALL-a-gast

Sentence:

Etymology: Recall (act of un-sending an email) + Aghast (anxoiusness) = Recallaghast

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Emalified

Created by: AetherSeed

Pronunciation: Ee-mahl-if-eyed

Sentence: When John accidentally sent pictures of the broken drain pipes in his house to his boss rather than his plumber via email, he was utterly emalified.

Etymology: A mix of 'email' and 'mal' (from 'malus', bad in Latin).

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Drepresssend

Created by: jack189

Pronunciation: Depress-send

Sentence: As John sat typing bad things about people to vent his feelings his dog bit his leg causing his hand to press hard on the keyboard hitting "send to all" he was immediatley hit with a feeling of depresssend, for sending out such mean things

Etymology: Depress(sad)+ send(to disperse out, such as an email)

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Zingerflipper

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: Zingerflipper: Zing-her-flip-her

Sentence: Oh, no! Blasted zingerflipper sent that email out half written!

Etymology: A zinger commonly refers to a mistake. Flipper is a combination of flip and finger to mean a slip of the finger. Thus zingerflipper means sending an email with mistakes or mistakenly ... by a mistaken flip of the finger!

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COMMENTS:

Please be kind ... this is my first time playing verbotomy. - silveryaspen, 2007-12-05: 14:11:00

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Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeemail

Created by: biffbig1

Pronunciation: long e, repeated for a while, then mail

Sentence: As I hit the delete button repeatedly and hoped I did not send it, I screamed, "I am such an idiot, why do I Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeemail!!!"

Etymology: Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee a sound that means "oh no!"+ mail

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COMMENTS:

you wordsmith! - bzav1, 2007-12-05: 00:35:00

simple but effective! - galwaywegian, 2007-12-05: 07:50:00

I like it! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-05: 16:05:00

Nice! - purpleartichokes, 2007-12-05: 18:06:00

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Errmail

Created by: psi4got

Pronunciation: rrrrrr mail

Sentence: As Bob closed the lid of his laptop he saw the sent confirmation flash on the screen. His face drained of blood and the errmail of his ways hit him fully in the chest. He hadn't noticed when his address book suggested the wrong name. His flaming email about his manager, instead of going to his friend Jim Goodguy, had gone to his boss James 'Jim' Hangnail. Before he took two steps out of his office his phone rang. To errmail is human but to undo would be divine.

Etymology: err: error. Also a sound in this case - "rrrrrr" mail - Referring, in this case, to the act of emailing.

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Blundermail

gchodorow

Created by: gchodorow

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Sentence: I forgot to send the attachment again. Arghh! Another blundermail........

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CEE1ESS a good, apt word, and no double entendres. - CEE1ESS, 2007-12-05: 12:39:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-05: 16:02:00

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Eregretmail

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ee ree gret mayle

Sentence: Not again, Phil thought. He had sent another eregretmail last night and just realized it when he signed on this morning. They should have designated e-mailers when you were too stupified to know what you were doing...it could well save lives, jobs and relationships! SOmetimes using the recall button worked, but most times it was too late. How does one unsay a word, unwrite a stupid thought and/or unaccuse your girlfriend of infidelity??? Yes, at the very least there should be a 24 hour delay button, which would allow you to think twice about what you are sending out, once you sobered up and/or calmed down! Yes, computers were just too e-motional!!

Etymology: e (referring to electronic or computer activity)& regret (feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) & e-mail ((computer science) a system of world-wide electronic communication in which a computer user can compose a message at one terminal that is generated at the recipient's terminal when he logs in. Note I had thought e-gretmail, but people would wonder how a tall white bird from the tropical areas could put bad thoughts on its computer!

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metrohumanx That's what we need! A BUFFOON BUFFER! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-30: 02:28:00

metrohumanx I get hate mail from birds ALL the time. It's not so far fletched. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-30: 02:29:00

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Ohnoness

CEE1ESS

Created by: CEE1ESS

Pronunciation: oh-no-ness

Sentence: A great feeling of ohnoness overcame him as he realized he had sent a flame mail to his boss.

Etymology: noun: from the idea of an "oh-no" moment, when you hit delete...and didn't mean to...

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Daniel999. Thank you Daniel999~ James

Korinne Korinne - 2007-12-05: 01:00:00
I like your word...

Mustang - 2007-12-05: 01:27:00
Good definition and one most folks can identify with.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 01:59:00
Yes! Great idea Daniel999 ~ James

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:27:00
Blundermail is direct and to the point ... so easily understood ... it doesn't require defining. Good job!

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:30:00
Love calamiteemil! I'm from the wild west in Montana ... so love the pun on Calamity Jane! I even like the way it rolls and clicks across the tongue!

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:32:00
All of them made me smile ... good job everyone. I wish I could vote for them all!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 23:26:00
Thanks for the great feedback silveryaspen. Makes me feel good enough to forget about all my ohnotes and blundermails! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-26: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by Daniel999. Thank you Daniel999. ~ James