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DEFINITION: v. To arrange with a friend to phone you with a "crisis" during a blind date, in case you need to make an emergency exit; n. A fake "emergency" phone call that is used to end a blind date.

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Ringormorsos

Top verboticism of the day created by Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ring-or-mors-us

Sentence: Since Julie wasn't sure if she could let her phone ring or simply vibrate during the date she pleaded with her friend to ringormorsos her so she could make her escape if necessary.

Etymology: ring + morse (as in morse code) + SOS + take on rigor mortis

Created by: Jabberwocky.

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Telibi: /TEL-uh-bahy/ Bob didn't smell a rat, when Roxie's phone rang and she told him that she had to break their date and leave immediately, in order to return to her post at the local hospital and care for a patient suffering from bromhidrosis. It was a clever telibi, hatched together with her girlfriend, in case of an emergency, for in the end all they finished up doing was going to a theatre and watching "Lord of the Rings." Etymology: Blend of TEL of telephone & LIBI of alibi, with a homophonic suggestion of bi, bi of goodbye. Alibi: an excuse, esp. to avoid blame or to use to find one's way out of trouble, work etc. Created by: OZZIEBOB.

Comments:

Excellent verboticism...covers the definition very nicely. - Mustang, 2008-05-28: 06:30:00

Roxie must have been the Ringleader...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-28: 08:27:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-28: 10:18:00

Phonexit: /fone-exit/ Darlene had made specific arrangements with her friend Marsha to call 20 minutes into her blind date with Richard. She had met him online but when he pressed her for a live meeting she just had a nagging suspicion that he wouldn't be everything he professed to be. So she told Marsha that she needed a phonexit opportunity in case her intuition had been correct - and boy was it ever! She could smell him before he even approached the table and she wished she had arranged for the call the moment he arrived. Etymology: phone + exit Created by: Redrover.

Outcallibi: /owt-call-ih-bye/ Janice kept looking at her phone. Her best friend was "giving birth" and she had to be on call to help her she told her date she just met for the first time in person. The pre-arranged outcall couldn't come any sooner she thought as he kept inching closer to her in the booth of the diner. Etymology: out, as in giving someone a way out of a situation + call, a request or command to come + alibi, being somewhere else at a particular time Created by: pieceof314.

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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-28: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by doseydotes. Thank you doseydotes. ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-09: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by doseydotes. Thank you doseydotes. ~ James

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