Verboticism: Calamiteemail

'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: Khikhob




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Created by: Bullwinkle

Pronunciation: Un-do-bare'ess-ment

Sentence: Sending that E-mail to my entire address book was the height of undobarassment.

Etymology: un-do + embarassed

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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: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: air/mail

Sentence: Joe lost his last job when he errmailed the boss telling her that she was a complete and total toxic manager.

Etymology: ERRMAIL - ERR + MAIL


Been there, done that. Great word. - Mustang, 2008-10-29: 06:46:00


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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: hawr-uh-SPON-duhns

Sentence: Horrespondence struck Bob like a lightning bolt a nano-second after he realized that his opinion of his boss, " I couldn't warm to him even if we were cremated together," meant only for Roxie's eyes to see, had -inadvertently - been emailed by him to his boss!

Etymology: Blend of HORROR: used as an expression of dismay, embarrasment, fear, panic & disappointment, & DESPONDENCE: labouring under mental depression & CORRESPONDENCE


on a roll! - galwaywegian, 2007-12-05: 07:51:00

Bullseye! "Bob's" simile is hilarious too. - Tigger, 2007-12-05: 16:54:00

Nice one Ozzie! - purpleartichokes, 2007-12-05: 18:10:00

I like it. Very clever. - Nuwanda, 2008-10-29: 10:58:00


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Created by: jack189

Pronunciation: Depress-send

Sentence: As John sat typing bad things about people to vent his feelings his dog bit his leg causing his hand to press hard on the keyboard hitting "send to all" he was immediatley hit with a feeling of depresssend, for sending out such mean things

Etymology: Depress(sad)+ send(to disperse out, such as an email)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: mayl kon tont

Sentence: Tom went from a malcontent to a mailcontent with the speed of a flying finger

Etymology: malcontent, mail


mailificent word - Nosila, 2010-03-26: 11:41:00


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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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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: 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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