Verboticism: Phonecrashing

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Celladdict

Created by: stephboo43

Pronunciation: cell-add-ict

Sentence: she is such a celladdict, she can't go 5 minutes without cell phone service.

Etymology:

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Disconnectophobia

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: diskənektəfōbēə

Sentence: Jenny is connected to her BFF by the ear. If her cell isn’t stuck to the side of her face, it’s only because she is texting instead. Technology has been a godsend for them. It also has given her a bad case of disconnectophobia. The mere thought of a tech failure can make her break out in a cold sweat.

Etymology: disconnect (break the connection of or between) + phobia (an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something)

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Cellabreak

Created by: torontorc

Pronunciation: sell-a-break

Sentence: I was talking to my mom when all of a sudden for no flippin' reason, I had a cellabreak and she was gone.

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Phonbia

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fōnbēə

Sentence: Jill practically lives with her celly in hand. Talking, texting, surfing... she’s all about it. One of the problems this causes is a major case of phonbia, a general case of what if. What if the signal fades? What if the battery fails? What if she sprains her thumb? AAAAAAAAAAAA!

Etymology: phone (a system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound) + phobia (an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something)

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Blackedoutberry

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: blakd owt berree

Sentence: SONYa Ericsson went into Blackedoutberry mode, when her communicator failed to connect with the Mother ship. In her Qwest for an I-mate, she had gotten out of the Rover, and in one Cingular move had stepped on something Sharp, fell on her Acer, got a Gigabyte on her Vertu and did a Handspring back onto her Mitsubishi spacecraft, just before she ran out of O2. Over the Verizon, she spied a Cricket on a Palm and Samsung the praises of a Nokia No Kiss, NoTel policy before she Motorola'd back to Earth. When she landed safely in the Pacific, all the Siemens gave her a Boost Mobile, so she is now no longer a Virgin Mobile. Wit-DaeWoo! Wit-Daewoo!

Etymology: Blackberry ( a wireless handheld device which supports push email, web browsing, internet faxing, instant messaging, text messaging and other communication services.) & Blacked Out (a momentary loss of consciousness ;the failure of electric power for a general region;darkness resulting from the extinction of lights (as in a city invisible to enemy aircraft);a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting ;partial or total loss of memory)

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COMMENTS:

Wonder if you couldn't make a great pie from blackedout berries. - Mustang, 2009-05-22: 01:15:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2009-05-22: 13:08:00

clever! - splendiction, 2009-05-22: 21:56:00

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Cellophobia

Created by: mwgloe21

Pronunciation: Cell-O-Phobia

Sentence: Jane suffered from cellophobia when she went through a tunnel.

Etymology: cell, -phobia-fear of

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Cellphobia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: sell-FO-bya

Sentence: Celine would suffer bouts of debilitating cellphobia whenever her cell phone service suffered even a momentary outage and as often as not she'd shriek or make other kinds of noises that gave those around her great concern.

Etymology: Blend of 'cell' (short name for cell phone) and 'phobia' (irrational fear)

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COMMENTS:

She needs to get weaned off cells gradually with some cell-you-light! Good Word. - Nosila, 2009-05-22: 11:54:00

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Anite

Created by: Mclovin

Pronunciation: an.iht.

Sentence: i have anite. :)

Etymology: an-without ite-one connection too.

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Matrixiety

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: mā'trĭ-zī'ĭ-tē

Sentence: Denny suddenly realized he had left his Blackberry at the office. The doors of the metro had just closed. He began to sweat cold droplets as the matrixiety set in and he realized he would be off the grid-no email, cell phone or internet connection-and utterly unable to check his standing on VERBOTOMYtm-for at least an hour.

Etymology: 'matrix,' var. of 'matriz,' rap form of matress, as in 'doing my biz, on the matriz, she loves my jiz;' 'iety,' egoism.

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COMMENTS:

great etymology - Jabberwocky, 2008-04-03: 13:13:00

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Cellinervosa

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: sell - eh - nerv - oh - sa

Sentence: Judy had a severe attack of cllinervosa when she realized that she had left her phone charger at home and her battery was almost run down. How would she live without live chat, mobile social apps, games and her tunes. These things were what allowed her to survive her workday.

Etymology: Cell (cell-phone) + Nervosa (a nervous disorder)

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