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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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Calamiteemail

Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: kal am it ee mail

Sentence: My calamiteemail inadvertantly shared intimate details of my love life and all that entails with Gramma, my boss, Gladys from my bowling team, and Jim down in the warehouse.

Etymology: calamity + email

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COMMENTS:

brilliant! you have captured the essence of the definition - biffbig1, 2007-12-05: 00:33:00

Very clever! - Mustang, 2007-12-05: 07:50:00

Luv the sentence; good word too! - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-05: 16:03:00

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Emailancholy

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

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

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

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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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Egony

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ēgənē

Sentence: Dwight was in egony. He and all of the managers in his division had received the e-memo from the big boss. He had meant his commentary about the stupidity of this newest scheme to go to a fellow manager who shared his views but realized as he hit send that he had accidentally clicked "reply all". Not only would this get back to the boss but his detractors amongst the managers would have the evidence of the source of his career implosion.

Etymology: e-mail (messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network) + agony (extreme physical or mental suffering)

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Moroncom

Created by: MichaelCampbellUK

Pronunciation: mo-ruh-n-com

Sentence: "I'm such an ediot" he bemoaned having once again committed moroncom!

Etymology: Moron + com(munication)

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Missemail

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: mis-ee-meyl

Sentence: She missemailed so many times that her co-workers started calling her "missy-missy-missemail."

Etymology: miss (as in regret) + email

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Worldwidewhoops

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Wirl-d-wy-d-woops

Sentence: After a really bad day at the office, when his boss had not been off his back all day, Jack decided to finally open the bottle of whisky his mum had given him for his birthday back in July. Before long the bottle was half empty and he thought (in his drunken haze) that it would be a great idea to email his boss and tell him exactly what he thought of him. However the moment he clicked the send button he suddenly realised what a worldwidewhoops he had made and immediately started to write out his resignation ready to put on his desk first thing in the morning!

Etymology: See Worldwideweb

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zxvasdf wwwhoops! - zxvasdf, 2008-10-29: 09:03:00

metrohumanx Hahahahaha....there should be a whiskey-interlock device on PCs...it'd be MUCH more useful than spell-check. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-30: 02:41:00

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Emorsemail

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: e + mors + mail

Sentence: Instantly regretting having clicked on the send button Marshal was overcome with emorsemail.

Etymology: Remorse + email

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Mailohnosis

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: may-l-oh-know-sis

Sentence: Not realizing that chardonnay and email don't mix, Cassidy told her boss how she really felt about him, only to have a moment of mailohnosis once she hit the send key, realizing that'd he'd actually read her belittling rant about him.

Etymology: mail + oh no + sis - i wonder if i can make every word this week end in -osis.

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I think this word has great symbiosis. - Tigger, 2007-12-05: 16:34:00

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Bunkmail

Created by: IllmaticKD

Pronunciation: Pronounced just as it reads. Bunk'mail. Bunkmail.

Sentence: Damn, I went ahead and sent that girl some bunkmail, my phone number wasn't typed correctly! My boss bunkmailed me today, he spelled the name of the business wrong!

Etymology: noun; Derived from two words. One being the slang-term "bunk" which is a synonym for false or bad quality. The second being e-mail. Also see: Bunkmailed, Bunkmailing, & Bunkmailer.

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