Verboticism: Errmail

'Aaaaah!!! My finger slipped.'

DEFINITION: n., A feeling of regret and helplessness, which occurs once you realize that you have just sent out an erroneous email (i.e. one full of stupid mistakes). v., To send out an email and wish you hadn't.

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Created by: psi4got

Pronunciation: rrrrrr mail

Sentence: As Bob closed the lid of his laptop he saw the sent confirmation flash on the screen. His face drained of blood and the errmail of his ways hit him fully in the chest. He hadn't noticed when his address book suggested the wrong name. His flaming email about his manager, instead of going to his friend Jim Goodguy, had gone to his boss James 'Jim' Hangnail. Before he took two steps out of his office his phone rang. To errmail is human but to undo would be divine.

Etymology: err: error. Also a sound in this case - "rrrrrr" mail - Referring, in this case, to the act of emailing.

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Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: O-bugger-pantz

Sentence: "Ohbuggerpants! Who's f*cking wonderful great clever idea was it to put ENTER and DEL at such close proximity to each other"

Etymology: Oh!: an expression of surprise or feeling sorry about a mistake or slight accident Bugger!: an expression of surprise or feeling sorry about a mistake or slight accident Pants: an expression of surprise or feeling sorry about a mistake or slight accident

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Created by: Aoterra




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Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: may-l-oh-know-sis

Sentence: Not realizing that chardonnay and email don't mix, Cassidy told her boss how she really felt about him, only to have a moment of mailohnosis once she hit the send key, realizing that'd he'd actually read her belittling rant about him.

Etymology: mail + oh no + sis - i wonder if i can make every word this week end in -osis.


I think this word has great symbiosis. - Tigger, 2007-12-05: 16:34:00


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Created by: Nosila


Sentence: After realizing that the racy e-mail meant for his pal Fred just went out to the entire office, including his boss, Marco was overwhelmed by a feeling of remorsecode.


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Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: rue + sent

Sentence: I deeply, deeply ruesent having forwarded the profanity-laced rant to every single person in my company, including the CEO.

Etymology: It's sort of like resent, only with the idea of rueing what one has sent.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ēgənē

Sentence: Dwight was in egony. He and all of the managers in his division had received the e-memo from the big boss. He had meant his commentary about the stupidity of this newest scheme to go to a fellow manager who shared his views but realized as he hit send that he had accidentally clicked "reply all". Not only would this get back to the boss but his detractors amongst the managers would have the evidence of the source of his career implosion.

Etymology: e-mail (messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network) + agony (extreme physical or mental suffering)

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Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: sounds like denial

Sentence: He's suffering from demial.

Etymology: email-denial twisted up...demial

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Created by: icefoxgothic

Pronunciation: To-fing

Sentence: I tofin so badly I type: af he aket rather than at the market.

Etymology: none

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Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: click-in-thee-ass

Sentence: Luke didn't know what possessed him to Google and then email not one, but several of his former girlfriends. Maybe it was the rum. Regardless, he came to regret his clickintheass when we woke up the next morning and saw several scathing responses that would have been howlers (a la Harry Potter) had the technology existed.

Etymology: Variation on kick in the ass


metrohumanx Hahahaha! - The RUM! - Luke's gonna be one dead poet on the morrow! - metrohumanx, 2008-10-29: 00:43:00

Love clicks ass alright! - Nosila, 2008-10-29: 01:22:00

hehe - galwaywegian, 2008-10-29: 04:34:00


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