Verboticism: Liedescape

'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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Amourgency

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: a moor jen see

Sentence: Muriel thought there really ought to be a law against the lies people said about themselves over the Internet. Like her date tonight. He said his name was Mel Gibson (and that picture of a younger Mel Gibson on his site was really misleading). It turns out his name was Smell Gibson and that was the name his biker gang had given him. There were other clues: he was single (because his wife had kicked him out); had a career (as a criminal); financially secure (since his pogey had kicked in); loved home cooking (as opposed to prison food);liked to go for long walks (since he'd lost his license);loved children (had several in various cities);and seeking female companionship (by the hour). Muriel had arranged for an amourgency phone call from her best friend Lisa if this meeting turned out to be disastrous. Come on Lisa, hurry up and make the darn call...before Muriel's picture ended up on a milk carton!

Etymology: amour (love; a secret or illicit relationship) & emergency (a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action)

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COMMENTS:

If you were cought cheating you'd nee the paramourmedics. great word! - galwaywegian, 2008-05-28: 05:55:00

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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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Wolfoption

Created by: tbAG84

Pronunciation: Wul-fop-shun

Sentence: "Sandra sure knows how to pick em. She was out with that nose-picker Dylan last night. I offered her the perfect wolfoption when i called her about my stubbed toe but she didn't take it!"

Etymology: Wolf- to cry wolf is to fraudulently raise alarm. from the modern parable The boy who cried wolf. Option- the availability of a choice in which to 'opt'

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Celltingency

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: cell/tin/gen/see

Sentence: Jenny always arranged with Marsha a celltingcy escape on all her dates. Marsha was to call thirty minutes after the arranged meeting time to give Jenny 'an out' in case the guy was 'the date from hell'.

Etymology: cell + contingency (an event, or emergency that may happen, but is not certain to occur

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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Simulurgent

artr

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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COMMENTS:

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

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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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Aracknaphonya

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: ah-rak-na-PHONE-ya

Sentence: Pheobe's first impression of her blind date, Winston, was that he looked like a giant insect and was actually frightening and as a result she hovered near the phone awaiting a prearranged 'just in case' phone call that would offer her an 'escape clause'.

Etymology: Blend of 'arachnophobia' (fear of arachnids), 'acck' (expression of disgust' and 'phone' (cell phone)

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Liephone

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: līfōn

Sentence: Jill and Heather have a standing agreement. If either is out on a blind date the other is to liephone to report an emergency as an out from a bad evening. It’s amazing how many times Jill’s grandmother has been rushed to the hospital this year.

Etymology: lie (an intentionally false statement) + phone (short for telephone)

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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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