Verboticism: Ringormorsos

'The thing I love about internet dating...'

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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Dialiverance

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: dial-iver-anse

Sentence: "This guy was a creep" thought Gemma. Then the mobile went off. "Hi Lisa...Oh my god, you're joking...look I'll be right over!" "I'm really sorry but I've got to dash, I'll ring you, bye!" Thank God for Lisa, she'd kept to the plan and given Gemma dialiverance from this awful blind date.

Etymology: dial - to make phone call; deliverance - rescue from danger

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COMMENTS:

exellent word - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-28: 10:51:00

Hits it on the head. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-28: 21:36:00

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Callvalry

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: call-var-ee

Sentence: Jen sent the callvalry to Anne just in time to rescue her from her blind date with the loser from the mailroom by pretending to be her sick grandmother.

Etymology: Wordplay on Calvalry. In old Western movies, the heroine was often rescued from peril in the nick of time by the calvalry coming over the hill to shoot or frighten away the bad guys.

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COMMENTS:

Good one...I wonder if they really played the trumpet as they rode into battle the way they do in the movies? I mean can you hold a horn and steer a horse at the same time? Probably no different than driving and talking on a cell... - Nosila, 2009-07-09: 11:07:00

clever - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-09: 13:12:00

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Ringsquirm

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Ring-sqworm

Sentence: The blind date seemed to be going quite well until Bob mentioned his schizophrenia. Luckily for Sue she had arranged with her best mate to ringsquirm her with a phony emergency, so when her mobile rang to tell her that her 'cat' had been run over she made her excuses to leave immediately, leaving Bob in 'two minds' about what to do next.

Etymology: Ring(to contact by telephone)Squirm(to wriggle out of something) =Ringsquirm

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COMMENTS:

She'd always wonder which one she was out with...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-28: 08:25:00

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Fleebyte

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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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Cellafeign

Created by: focusteacher

Pronunciation: cell uh feyn

Sentence: Marsha, please remember to cellafeign at 8:00 and we'll see if I need it.

Etymology: From the Modern American cell, indicating a phone area since 1977, and the Old French feindre meaning to pretend, represent, imitate or shirk.

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Phonexit

Created by: Redrover

Pronunciation: fone-exit

Sentence: Darlene had made specific arrangements with her friend Marsha to call 20 minutes into her blind date with Richard. She had met him online but when he pressed her for a live meeting she just had a nagging suspicion that he wouldn't be everything he professed to be. So she told Marsha that she needed a phonexit opportunity in case her intuition had been correct - and boy was it ever! She could smell him before he even approached the table and she wished she had arranged for the call the moment he arrived.

Etymology: phone + exit

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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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Amourgency

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: a mur jen cee

Sentence: When Violet had prearranged to have her friend Brenda call her ten minutes after her blind date started, she had no idea it would be such an amourgency...her date smelled, was possessive and creepy!

Etymology: Amour (French for Love) & Emergency (crisis situation)

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Simulurgent

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: simyəˈlərjənt

Sentence: Bob had a standing arrangement with his buddy Jim to give him simulurgent phoneycall to give him an escape if a blind date was not going well. This one was going very badly but no call was coming. If he had checked his voicemail, Bob would have known that Jim was on a blind date of his own and was expecting Bob to use his cellphoney to create a bogusaster.

Etymology: simulation (imitate the appearance or character of) + urgent (requiring immediate action or attention)

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lots of great words - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-09: 13:13:00

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Outcallibi

Created by: pieceof314

Pronunciation: owt-call-ih-bye

Sentence: Janice kept looking at her phone. Her best friend was "giving birth" and she had to be on call to help her she told her date she just met for the first time in person. The pre-arranged outcall couldn't come any sooner she thought as he kept inching closer to her in the booth of the diner.

Etymology: out, as in giving someone a way out of a situation + call, a request or command to come + alibi, being somewhere else at a particular time

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