Verboticism: Retailiate

'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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Criticoncpiraphobia

Created by: hendrixius

Pronunciation: /krit-uh-cun-speer-uh-foe-bee-uh/

Sentence: Ellen suffered a bout of criticoncpiraphobia when she told the surly waiter that her sirloin was overcooked.

Etymology: "criticism" + "conspiracy" + "phobia"

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Serverphobia

Created by: Daniel999

Pronunciation: Obvious

Sentence: I was so concerned about how the food would come back from the kitchen that I developed a case of serverphobia.

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Scabrelation

Created by: godge147

Pronunciation: scab-re-lation

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Revengeservice

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Be careful what you wish outloud for...

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Phlegmafear

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: phlim-uh-fear

Sentence: Bratillda is overcome with a regretful feeling of phlegmafear when she complains about her food in a restaurant.

Etymology: Phlegm-Thick,mucus secreted by the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract. (Yuk!) A fear-To be uneasy or apprehensive.

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Spitaworry

Created by: LotusB

Pronunciation: SPIT-a-wor-ee

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Etymology: Spit + Worry = Spitaworry

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Paranagged

Created by: kragn

Pronunciation: pair-uh-nagd

Sentence: my burger had way too much lettuce on it, so i sent it back -- but now i've got a little bit of paranagged that it's going to come back with a loogey in it.

Etymology: paranoid + nagged

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Bitchback

Created by: wayoffcenter

Pronunciation: bich bak

Sentence: Milley had a BMW personality (bitch, moan,whine) to the point that she didn't even notice she was doing it. As such, she was often the recipient of bitchback. She would bitch about an appetizer and get a lousy entree. She would moan about long lines and it would take extra days for checks to clear at the bank. She would whine about poor service and end up with even less. All this did was add fuel with which to rev up her BMW.

Etymology: bitch (express displeasure; grumble) + pitchback (a baseball practice device that bounces a ball back to a player

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COMMENTS:

Hey, I know this is an old contest but I missed it before so what the hey... - wayoffcenter, 2008-12-09: 05:26:00

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Remorselphobia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Ree - morse - el - fo - bee - uh

Sentence: After harshly criticizing the dessert the waiter brought, Gracielda had a bout of remorselphobia over the thought of what the waiter may return with.

Etymology: Remorse + morsel + phobia

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COMMENTS:

nice word... - hendrixius, 2007-11-30: 08:34:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-30: 15:06:00

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Remorselangst

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: re-MORSE-uhl-angst

Sentence: Seeing what she thought was vengeful aggravation in the eyes of the waiter when she complained about her dinner, Matilda experienced a huge wave of remorselangst and found herself wishing she'd just eaten the overdone steak rather than to complain about it.

Etymology: Blend of remorse, morsel, and angst

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metrohumanx Downright inspirational! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 02:28:00

like it! - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-28: 13:01:00

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