Verboticism: Phonexit

'The thing I love about internet dating...'

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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Created by: tbAG84

Pronunciation: Wul-fop-shun

Sentence: "Sandra sure knows how to pick em. She was out with that nose-picker Dylan last night. I offered her the perfect wolfoption when i called her about my stubbed toe but she didn't take it!"

Etymology: Wolf- to cry wolf is to fraudulently raise alarm. from the modern parable The boy who cried wolf. Option- the availability of a choice in which to 'opt'

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Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: PUNCTUate+MATE

Sentence: He sounded fine on the internet, but please punctumate me in an hour, just in case.

Etymology: PUNCTUate+MATE

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Created by: edgegirl

Pronunciation: lie-de-scape

Sentence: I need to come up with a liedescape before tonite.


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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: call-var-ee

Sentence: Jen sent the callvalry to Anne just in time to rescue her from her blind date with the loser from the mailroom by pretending to be her sick grandmother.

Etymology: Wordplay on Calvalry. In old Western movies, the heroine was often rescued from peril in the nick of time by the calvalry coming over the hill to shoot or frighten away the bad guys.


Good one...I wonder if they really played the trumpet as they rode into battle the way they do in the movies? I mean can you hold a horn and steer a horse at the same time? Probably no different than driving and talking on a cell... - Nosila, 2009-07-09: 11:07:00

clever - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-09: 13:12:00


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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: dent/al/sell/epathy

Sentence: Dentists are providing dentalcellepathy for emergency calls. A microchip is implanted in a molar which can activate the emergency number needed to get you out of a scrape.

Etymology: mental telepathy + dental + cell

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fôlbakkôlbak

Sentence: When Cindy's blind date turned out to be a screaming bore, she resorted to a fallbackcallback, secretly texting her roommate, Gloria who called her to report an "emergency". Gloria may need some practice at this. The best crisis she could muster was a lost sock.

Etymology: fallback (an alternative plan that may be used in an emergency) + callback (a telephone call made to return a call received)

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: flea bite

Sentence: Elena quickly discovered she was allergic to her blind date. She started scratching her arms and neck as she waited impatiently for the fleebyte text on her mobile phone. Failing miserably at small talk under the itchy circumstances, she inwardly cursed that her best friend was so slow at composing a fake emergency message even though she could plainly see from the other side of the restaurant that Elena was a damsel in serious distress.

Etymology: flee (escapte) + byte (combination of bits used for digital characters)

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Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: call res cue

Sentence: Deana and her close friend Diana arranged for Diana’s callrescyou if her blind date was a disasster. Diana’s signal that the date required intervention was simply to say ‘HELLo’ instead of ‘hi’.

Etymology: From CALL and RESCUE and YOU.


Your callrescyou is important to us... - Nosila, 2009-07-09: 11:08:00

thanks for your immediate response, but please hold the line... - splendiction, 2009-07-09: 11:10:00


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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: a mur jen cee

Sentence: When Violet had prearranged to have her friend Brenda call her ten minutes after her blind date started, she had no idea it would be such an amourgency...her date smelled, was possessive and creepy!

Etymology: Amour (French for Love) & Emergency (crisis situation)

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