Verboticism: Amourgency

'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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Dateisis

cyberia

Created by: cyberia

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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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Fuckall

Created by: Anemeus

Pronunciation: Fuckall

Sentence:

Etymology: Fuck-Call

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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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Araccknophonya

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: Arr - accck! - na - fon - ya

Sentence: When her blind date, Delbert, showed up looking like some kind of insect, Phoebe had a major case of araccknaphonya and hovered near the phone awaiting a phonus interruptus call from her friend, Alberta offering an escape 'clause'

Etymology: Blend of arachnophobia, Acck! and phone.

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Paramourgency

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: para merjin see

Sentence: When Tara met Gord, it was love at first fright. She had arranged for her best friend, May, to call her to interrupt the date if it was a paramourgency...and sadly it was. Gord neither looked as good as his photo, displayed the same characteristics as his profile, nor smelled especially fresh, even if his moves were. She knew if she had to save herself, she would have to resort to divirginary tactics. It was definitely time for a May Day call to come in!

Etymology: Paramour (a woman's lover) & Emergency (a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action)

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COMMENTS:

Hilarious! - especially the fresh moves and \'divirginary tactics\'! - splendiction, 2009-07-09: 12:00:00

great blend - Jabberwocky, 2009-07-09: 13:12:00

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Callrescyou

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: call res cue

Sentence: Deana and her close friend Diana arranged for Diana’s callrescyou if her blind date was a disasster. Diana’s signal that the date required intervention was simply to say ‘HELLo’ instead of ‘hi’.

Etymology: From CALL and RESCUE and YOU.

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COMMENTS:

Your callrescyou is important to us... - Nosila, 2009-07-09: 11:08:00

thanks for your immediate response, but please hold the line... - splendiction, 2009-07-09: 11:10:00

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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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Fallbackcallback

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: fôlbakkôlbak

Sentence: When Cindy's blind date turned out to be a screaming bore, she resorted to a fallbackcallback, secretly texting her roommate, Gloria who called her to report an "emergency". Gloria may need some practice at this. The best crisis she could muster was a lost sock.

Etymology: fallback (an alternative plan that may be used in an emergency) + callback (a telephone call made to return a call received)

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Palibi

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: pahl ib eye

Sentence: The palibi which was provided by her pally's, palarming phone call came just in time. she saw him reach for the breath freshener out of the corner of her eye as she answered the call.

Etymology: alibi, pal

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COMMENTS:

I hope she didnt have to pay palimony. Good word. - Mustang, 2008-05-28: 06:31:00

very nice - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-28: 16:07:00

Good word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-28: 21:37:00

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