Verboticism: Breachofcontact

'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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Revengeservice

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation:

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

Etymology:

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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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Trepbitchdation

Created by: purpleartichokes

Pronunciation: trep-bich-day-shun

Sentence: Sue immediately felt trepbitchdation after complaining that her pea soup was cold... how would she ever find a booger in that sea of green?

Etymology: trepidation, bitch (complain)

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COMMENTS:

should have gone for the crabby patties. Great word! - galwaywegian, 2007-11-30: 06:42:00

That might have led to crabotage. - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-30: 10:11:00

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Regretribution

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ree gret trib you shun

Sentence: Rhett was already feeling regretribution for complaining to his Bank Manager, Chet, about the way he had been treated by the bank employees while doing a little banking. He did not realize that such a complaint might reflect badly on Chet's perfect career record and maybe hinder or halt any career aspirations he had to be Bank President. You could Abetribution that there would be Rhettribution from Chetribution which would cause Sweatribution, Upsetribution and Threatribution and Rhett could Getribution a big Debtribution. Yes, next time Rhett tried to rob a bank, he'd pick one with nicer tellers!

Etymology: Regret (sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment;feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) & Retribution(the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life)

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metrohumanx Good grief! That sentence makes my head swim!.....but i like it. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 02:25:00

That's called dizzytribution, but don't fretribution, if you were on a plane, it might be jetribution or on a boat it would be wetribution! - Nosila, 2008-10-28: 12:52:00

metrohumanx If the warden lets me use the computer, I'll make another contribution. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:55:00

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Panicacea

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pan/i/ca/see/ya

Sentence: I was filled with panicacea when the dentist offered the alternative anesthetic when I adamantly refused the first foot long needle.

Etymology: panic + panacea (universal remedy)

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metrohumanx Yikes! Clever combo! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:45:00

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Gripesniperr

metrohumanx

Created by: metrohumanx

Pronunciation: gripe-SNIPE-air.....(can be pronounced with a mock French accent)

Sentence: Petula stopped at the local Serbo-Croatian restaurant on the way home from her assertiveness training seminar. The tripe was not up to snuff, and when the waiter brought her a flaccid eclair, she sent it back to the chef after browbeating the waiter who delivered it. As the minutes crawled ominously by, Petula was seized by a sudden GRIPESNIPERR....perhaps she was being too hard on the "Beav"- he was only waiting tables to pay off that AK-47 he brought from his homeland. An exorbitant tip might compensate for her hasty harangue, but by then it could be too late....Milosh might be a real GRIPESNIPER....err....."Czech, Please."

Etymology: GRIPE+SNIPE+ERR=GRIPESNIPERR...........GRIPE:to complain with grumbling;Middle English, from Old English grīpan; akin to Old High German grīfan to grasp, Lithuanian griebti.....SNIPE:shoot at exposed individuals from a usually concealed point of vantage.....ERR:to make a mistake,to violate an accepted standard of conduct, especially in an eatery of suspiciously vague ethnic origin; Middle English, from Anglo-French errer, from Latin errare to wander, err; akin to Old English ierre wandering, perverse, Gothic airzeis deceived.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Can't identify that snack? Lookee here: http://www.hanttula.com/exhibits/mofa/ - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 01:47:00

metrohumanx Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that’s bad for you! ~Tommy Smothers - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 02:11:00

merde! she got away just in time - Jabberwocky, 2008-10-28: 12:59:00

Yes, Petula was just being Prague-matic! - Nosila, 2008-10-28: 13:59:00

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Waitdress

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: wey/dress

Sentence: Whenever you complain and send back an item at a restaurant be prepared for the waitress to waitdress your food with a little spattle and snottle to make things just right for you.

Etymology: WAITDRESS - verb WAITRESS (a woman who waits on tables) + REDRESS (satisfaction for wrong; to set right; remedy, or repair)

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metrohumanx Great word! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:44:00

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Breachofcontact

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: breech-of-con-tacked

Sentence: Melanie was worried that by sending back her cold soup, she had created a breachofcontact, thus opening herself up for all sorts of unsavory retailatory possibilities. Melanie was aware that the agreement between server and servee was tenuous at best, and did not instigate a breachofcontact lightly. Nonetheless, she was still surprised and more than a little disgusted to find a cigarette butt in her piping hot soup.

Etymology: breach of contract revised to breach of contact

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Clever. Great sentence with nice nuances. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:53:00

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Sabophobic

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: sa.bo·fo.bik sab′ə fo bIk

Sentence:

Etymology: Sabotage - A deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged. Phobic - suffering from irrational fears.

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metrohumanx Sabophobic is real textbook material. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-19: 20:27:00

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