Verboticism: Zingerflipper

'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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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: suu ee sybe

Sentence: he committed career suicybe not by the content of his diatribe, but by the dreaded "reply to all" button.

Etymology: suicide cybe as in cyber


libertybelle i like this one! - libertybelle, 2007-12-05: 14:30:00

Excellent! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-05: 16:16:00

Good one Galway! - purpleartichokes, 2007-12-05: 18:04:00


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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ēgret

Sentence: Ralph likes living on the edge. When his boss pisses him off will sit down and compose a terse email. He will blast the Mr. Leadbritches with every rude comment he can muster. He then deletes his scorching missive and feels better about himself. Today is different. Today he is full of egret. As he attempted to delete his email he accidentally clicked on send. He wonders where he will be working after the boss arrives and reads his email.

Etymology: email (messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network) + regret (feel sad, repentant, or disappointed over something that has happened or been done)

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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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Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /bi-weyl'-meyl/

Sentence: Just as Brian accidentally hit the 'send' hotkey on an e-mail addressed to his entire department, he realized that he'd misspelled the name of his boss, Mr. Schmit, leaving out a couple of letters — a most unfortunate typo — and felt that gut-sinking feeling of bewailmail. He was afraid he'd just made an unemployedian slip.

Etymology: bewail - to cry over; lament (from Middle English, biwailen - "become tormented") + [e]mail - correspondence (Old High German, malaha - "wallet, bag")


funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-05: 15:09:00

Enjoyed the sentence and the word - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-05: 16:01:00


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Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: oh-note

Sentence: After Mike sent the eekmail to his boss, he was overcome with ohnote when he realized he had spelled Mr. Whittier's name with an "S" instead of a "W".

Etymology: oh no! note


funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-05: 16:52:00


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Created by: Ransom

Pronunciation: ee-MAYL-an-kahl-ee

Sentence: Jocelyn was filled with emailancholy after she accidentally sent a message riddled with comma splices.

Etymology: email + melancholy


Awesome! - Tesher, 2007-12-05: 09:22:00

I like it! - Mustang, 2007-12-05: 17:12:00


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Created by: pacha




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Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: acks-uh-DENT-ee-mayl

Sentence: Maynard was dismayed when he realized he'd sent yet another accidentemail filled with typos, false information and way too much personal information about himself and his desires.

Etymology: Blend of accident and email. A play on the word 'accidental'.


Good one! - TJayzz, 2008-10-29: 04:56:00


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Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: mi-spach

Sentence: Once again Ray sent out a mispatch to everyone in the company, complete with spelling and grammer errors.

Etymology: mistake: an error in action, calculation, opinion, or judgment caused by poor reasoning, carelessness. + dispatch: a written message sent with speed.

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Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: EEEE-cringe.....(E-cringed, EEK-cringe)

Sentence: FastEddie recoiled in horror when he hastily hit the ENTER key instead of the BACKSPACE, and sent out a passionate love note to the Dean of Humanities instead of his beloved english professor. FastEddie could only E-CRINGE at his witless error and bang his head on the touchpad. He recouldn't e-cant,e-tract, e-verse or even e-pent now. His comments about his professor's crimson garter belt were surging through the information highway, and he could only e-coil at his own stupidity. FastEddie E-CRINGED yet again when he realized that a virus had forwarded it everyone in his address book, too. A POX upon Microsoft Outlook and the devils who spawned it!

Etymology: E(as in e-mail)+CRINGE=E-CRINGE.....cringe: to draw in or contract one's muscles involuntarily (as from cold, pain or humiliation),to shrink in fear ; Middle English crengen; akin to Old English cringan to yield, Middle High German krank weak.


Yes, e-venge is a dish best served cold! - Nosila, 2008-10-29: 01:19:00

metrohumanx RATS! How could I miss that one? I'll have to e-view more carefully in the future.... - metrohumanx, 2008-10-29: 01:48:00


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