Verboticism: Waitaliaphobia

'That cake is so dry it's completely indigestible!'

DEFINITION: n., The fear that your service representative will retaliate after you have complained. v., To be afraid of bad service because you complained about it.

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Hostillaserve

Created by: day4ghee

Pronunciation: HOSTILLASERVE

Sentence: I KNEW I WAS A VICTIM OF HOSTIALSERVE WHEN I SAW THE LOOGIE GENTLY RESTING IN MY TOMATOE SOUP.

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Grossly realistic. Nice word. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:48:00

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Counterattack

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: counter attack

Sentence: No sooner had Nelly complained to the insurance officer across the service desk about the poor quality of the repairer's work on her storm-damaged roof, she felt that coil of fear in her stomach. Would this woman counterattack with quick thrust of her letter opener, or was she in for a year delay in getting the ruined carpet replaced.

Etymology: counter attack (retaliation) + counter (where one obtains service in a shop or service centre)

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Dissatisfear

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Diss-at-iss-fee-er

Sentence: When Colin complained to the waiter that their meal was cold, Sally was filled with dissatisfear and was convinced that the chef would exact revenge by sabotaging their food in some really unpleasant way!

Etymology: Dissatisfied(failed to be satisfied or pleased) + Fear(the likelihood of something unwelcome happening) = Dissatisfear

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx While dining at Broadway Chicken in Paterson, I sent back the cold blackeyed peas. Thought I was going to be shivved on my way out the door. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:51:00

Like it - mweinmann, 2008-10-28: 18:15:00

Very good. - Mustang, 2008-10-28: 18:50:00

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Clereckage

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: klərekij

Sentence: Despite the fact that everything in her order was wrong, Joyce was kept quiet. She feared the clereckage that might occur if she complained.

Etymology: clerk (a person employed in an office or bank to keep records and accounts and to undertake other routine administrative duties) + wreckage (something that has been badly damaged or destroyed)

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Sabophobic

Created by: logarithm

Pronunciation: sa.bo·fo.bik sab′ə fo bIk

Sentence:

Etymology: Sabotage - A deliberate act of destruction or disruption in which equipment is damaged. Phobic - suffering from irrational fears.

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx Sabophobic is real textbook material. - metrohumanx, 2008-11-19: 20:27:00

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Assholesertiveness

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: ass hoel sert iv nehs

Sentence: It was incredible how much her life had changed since she had done the assholesertiveness course. Even her tastebuds were different

Etymology: assertiveness, asshole

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Whinerwager

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: why-ner-wey-jer

Sentence: Her whinerwager came true, her pasta dish that was too cold came back in a flash steaming hot with a dust bunny on top.

Etymology: whiner (complainer) + wager (risk)

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Servangst

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: sur vang ssssssssst

Sentence: Her servangst was so strong that she naver went to a restaurant without a sandwich in her purse

Etymology: servant, angst

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Good answer...worth a good tip! - Nosila, 2010-03-25: 12:24:00

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Regretribution

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ree gret trib you shun

Sentence: Rhett was already feeling regretribution for complaining to his Bank Manager, Chet, about the way he had been treated by the bank employees while doing a little banking. He did not realize that such a complaint might reflect badly on Chet's perfect career record and maybe hinder or halt any career aspirations he had to be Bank President. You could Abetribution that there would be Rhettribution from Chetribution which would cause Sweatribution, Upsetribution and Threatribution and Rhett could Getribution a big Debtribution. Yes, next time Rhett tried to rob a bank, he'd pick one with nicer tellers!

Etymology: Regret (sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment;feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about) & Retribution(the act of taking revenge (harming someone in retaliation for something harmful that they have done) especially in the next life)

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metrohumanx Good grief! That sentence makes my head swim!.....but i like it. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 02:25:00

That's called dizzytribution, but don't fretribution, if you were on a plane, it might be jetribution or on a boat it would be wetribution! - Nosila, 2008-10-28: 12:52:00

metrohumanx If the warden lets me use the computer, I'll make another contribution. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-28: 17:55:00

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Retaliphobia

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ree ta la fo bee ya

Sentence: When Fastedia dines out, she always finds fault with her meal selections. Her complaints are picky, minor beefs that really annoy the wait staff. (Where's my parsley garnish?) Afterall, they are busy enough without running back and forth for her. After several acts of revenge in past, she has developed retaliphobia of the servers. It makes her job as a restaurant columnist all the harder...

Etymology: Retaliate (take revenge for a perceived wrong)& Phobia (an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations)

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