Verboticism: Tofin

'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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Emailsculated

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: ee/male/skew/lay/ted

Sentence: Richard felt totally emailsculated when his email prematurely slipped out of his control and drifted silently into cyberspace.

Etymology: email + emasculated

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COMMENTS:

Ouch...that had to hurt. - Mustang, 2008-10-29: 06:47:00

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Emailstake

zxvasdf

Created by: zxvasdf

Pronunciation: E mail stake

Sentence: He knew he needed some more coffee when he did his third mailstake.

Etymology: Email (send a message electronically) & mistake (to make an error)

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Bunkmail

Created by: IllmaticKD

Pronunciation: Pronounced just as it reads. Bunk'mail. Bunkmail.

Sentence: Damn, I went ahead and sent that girl some bunkmail, my phone number wasn't typed correctly! My boss bunkmailed me today, he spelled the name of the business wrong!

Etymology: noun; Derived from two words. One being the slang-term "bunk" which is a synonym for false or bad quality. The second being e-mail. Also see: Bunkmailed, Bunkmailing, & Bunkmailer.

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Clickintheass

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

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COMMENTS:

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

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

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

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Catastrophemail

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kətastrəfēmāl

Sentence: ”Why do they put the send button next to the delete button?” ”Why do they put the send button next to the delete button?” Jerry’s game of typing nastygrams to many of his friends, never intending to send them, blew up in his face last night. What damage control can there be for a catastrophemail sent to his boss calling her an ignorant, insipid cow? Somebody hacked his account? It was a joke? He was drugged? Today should be an interesting day at work.

Etymology: catastrophe (an event causing great and often sudden damage or suffering; a disaster) + email (messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network)

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Cybergasp

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: cy-ber-gasp

Sentence: Jeffery let out an enormous cybergasp when he hit 'all reply.' The naked pictures from the office party weren't supposed to go to his boss...

Etymology: cyber (internet land) gasp (intake of breath in horror)

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Tofin

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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Sliptidism

Created by: klsbsw1

Pronunciation: slip-tide-ism

Sentence: While reaching for his coffee Max was surprised by his boss entering his cube and accidentally bumped the send key forwarding his email to the entire office.

Etymology: n

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Oopsiemail

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: oops-ee-mail

Sentence: Jim sent an oopsiemail to his supervvisor and coworkers while composing a message to a match on eHarmony. It wasn't bad enough that he was caught using the company computer for personal use, but now everyone would know that he was using a dating service to find a girlfriend.

Etymology: oops(ie): an exclamation to express acknowledgement of a screw-up or mistake + email

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Mailcontent

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: mayl kon tont

Sentence: Tom went from a malcontent to a mailcontent with the speed of a flying finger

Etymology: malcontent, mail

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mailificent word - Nosila, 2010-03-26: 11:41:00

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