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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Dentalcellepathy

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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Catrastrophoney

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kuh-tas-truh-foh-nee

Sentence: Joan was not at all sure about going out on a date with a guy she met through an online dating service. Even though one of her girlfriends swore by it, Bubba's Buds didn't feel quite right to her so she arranged for June to give her a catastrophoney call just to be safe.

Etymology: catastrophe (a sudden and widespread disaster) + phone (telephone) + phoney (not genuine; fake )

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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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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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Punctumate

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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Telibi

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: TEL-uh-bahy

Sentence: Bob didn't smell a rat, when Roxie's phone rang and she told him that she had to break their date and leave immediately, in order to return to her post at the local hospital and care for a patient suffering from bromhidrosis. It was a clever telibi, hatched together with her girlfriend, in case of an emergency, for in the end all they finished up doing was going to a theatre and watching "Lord of the Rings."

Etymology: Blend of TEL of telephone & LIBI of alibi, with a homophonic suggestion of bi, bi of goodbye. Alibi: an excuse, esp. to avoid blame or to use to find one's way out of trouble, work etc.

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COMMENTS:

Excellent verboticism...covers the definition very nicely. - Mustang, 2008-05-28: 06:30:00

Roxie must have been the Ringleader...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-28: 08:27:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-28: 10:18:00

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Fleebyte

petaj

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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Emersis

Created by: AddaG

Pronunciation:

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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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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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