Verboticism: Wolfoption

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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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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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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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Punctumate

Created by: rebelvin

Pronunciation: PUNCTUate+MATE

Sentence: He sounded fine on the internet, but please punctumate me in an hour, just in case.

Etymology: PUNCTUate+MATE

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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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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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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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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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Dentalcellepathy

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: dent/al/sell/epathy

Sentence: Dentists are providing dentalcellepathy for emergency calls. A microchip is implanted in a molar which can activate the emergency number needed to get you out of a scrape.

Etymology: mental telepathy + dental + cell

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Liephone

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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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