Verboticism: Venjitters

'That cake is so dry it's completely indigestible!'

DEFINITION: n., The fear that your service representative will retaliate after you have complained. v., To be afraid of bad service because you complained about it.

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Grumbleflinch

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: grum-bull-flinch

Sentence: The old woman was a well-known complainangst at the store. Despite receiving excellent service over the years she always seemed to grumbleflinch whenever she had to return a product. It was like she expected retailiation.

Etymology: grumble + flinch (complainant + angst)

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COMMENTS:

Gotta love those cantankerous senior shitizens! - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-30: 10:27:00

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Whinerwager

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: why-ner-wey-jer

Sentence: Her whinerwager came true, her pasta dish that was too cold came back in a flash steaming hot with a dust bunny on top.

Etymology: whiner (complainer) + wager (risk)

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Retailiation

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re tayl ee ay shun

Sentence: When Gerda complained to her hairdresser that she did not like the colour and cut given to her the day before, she demanded a new free colour and cut the next month. Although she feared retailiation, the hairdresser grudgingly obliged, foregoing her commission. Gerda's fears were unfounded, as purpily, uneven, fuzzy, fried hair is all the rage now!

Etymology: Retail (the selling of goods or services to consumers) & Retaliation (avenge;action taken in return for an injury or offense)

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COMMENTS:

I'll buy that! - galwaywegian, 2011-08-12: 06:24:00

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Gaffatwaphobia

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: gaff at waff o bee a

Sentence: Her gaffatwaphobia was so intense that she called all of the teddy bears she gave as gifts to her nephews and nieces after herself, for fear of reprecussions.

Etymology: Gaff fatwa phobia

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Spitzophrenia

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: \spit-suh-free-nee-uh\

Sentence: Julia developed a severe case of spitzophrenia, after sending her Chicken Marsala back because she thought it had been overcooked, once she heard the cook shouting and cursing in the kitchen -- all the way from her seat at the far end of the restaurant -- and she was certain she'd be gripenalized for it. She was sure it would be 'spit-for-tat' and was soon overwhelmed by protestanoia.

Etymology: spit - to eject saliva from the mouth (Old English, spātl - "spittle") + schizophrenia - a mental disorder characterized by delusions (from Greek, comb. of 'schízein' & 'phrén' - "split mind")

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Hostillaserve

Created by: day4ghee

Pronunciation: HOSTILLASERVE

Sentence: I KNEW I WAS A VICTIM OF HOSTIALSERVE WHEN I SAW THE LOOGIE GENTLY RESTING IN MY TOMATOE SOUP.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Grossly realistic. Nice word. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:48:00

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Disdress

Created by: attis

Pronunciation:

Sentence: After asking to speak to the manager, Helen was overcome with Disdress. After all, the call centre operator had her phone number!

Etymology: Distress/Redress

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COMMENTS:

cute word - Nosila, 2008-10-28: 23:48:00

metrohumanx ...and clever:) - metrohumanx, 2008-10-29: 00:46:00

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Remorsel

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: re-MORS-el

Sentence: When she complained about the serving of cake Angie thought she detected a bit of disdain by the waiter and she experienced a wave of remorsel, fearing some sort of retaliation when the waiter returned with replacement serving.

Etymology: Blend of 'remorse' (regreat) and 'morsel' (a bit of food)

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Dissatisfriction

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: dis-sat-is-frik-shern

Sentence: as he sent the salad back because it was to 'leafy', he started to feel an awkward pang of dissatisfriction

Etymology: diss, dissatisfaction, friction

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COMMENTS:

I bet he'll get the seizure salad for returning it. - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-30: 10:14:00

or maybe a gob salad with blew cheese dressing - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-30: 15:04:00

And what was that floating in the turdle soup? - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-30: 18:07:00

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Phalloutbia

thegoatisbad

Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: Fal-out-be-ah

Sentence: Zinnia's diet had a few restrictions: "I can't eat oil, flour, meat or milk" she explained. Her tenancy to send back food that wasn't clearly a raw fruit or vegetable horrified Kimberly. "I would never send something back to the Kitchen. Do you know what goes on back there? Hatred, spit and vengeance." But Kimberly's warning meant nothing to Zinnia, "No phalloutbia is as strong as my desire to feel thin."

Etymology: fallout (effect, repercussion) + phobia (fear of)

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