Verboticism: Amourgency

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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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Pseudodatend

verbotobard

Created by: verbotobard

Pronunciation: pseudo date end

Sentence: Charlotte asked her friend for a pseudodatend, just in case she needed a quick finish to her blind date gone wrong.

Etymology: pseudo + date + end

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Outcallibi

Created by: pieceof314

Pronunciation: owt-call-ih-bye

Sentence: 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

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Wolfoption

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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Callrescyou

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.

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COMMENTS:

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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Simulurgent

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: simyəˈlərjənt

Sentence: Bob had a standing arrangement with his buddy Jim to give him simulurgent phoneycall to give him an escape if a blind date was not going well. This one was going very badly but no call was coming. If he had checked his voicemail, Bob would have known that Jim was on a blind date of his own and was expecting Bob to use his cellphoney to create a bogusaster.

Etymology: simulation (imitate the appearance or character of) + urgent (requiring immediate action or attention)

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COMMENTS:

lots of great words - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-09: 13:13:00

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Amourgency

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: a moor jen see

Sentence: When Penelope arranged to meet her blind date, Pierre, at Le Cafe Bistro, she was very glad that she had arranged an amourgency call with her best friend Brigitte. Brigitte was to call ten minutes into their meeting and Penelope could use the opportunity to abort the mission if her date disappointed. The foul aroma which permeated Pierre and his clothing made that ten minutes seem like an eternity. Luckily she was saved by the bell and escaped from Pepe LePew just in time...eyes watering, breath held, gorge rising...need to throw away clothes and scrub down quickly...eewwww!

Etymology: Amour (French word for "love"... an intense feeling of affection;a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship) & Emergency (a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action)

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Amourgency

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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Aracknaphonya

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ah-rak-na-PHONE-ya

Sentence: Pheobe's first impression of her blind date, Winston, was that he looked like a giant insect and was actually frightening and as a result she hovered near the phone awaiting a prearranged 'just in case' phone call that would offer her an 'escape clause'.

Etymology: Blend of 'arachnophobia' (fear of arachnids), 'acck' (expression of disgust' and 'phone' (cell phone)

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Ringormorsos

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

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COMMENTS:

Good etymology - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-28: 21:38:00

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Fallbackcallback

artr

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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