Verboticism: Reciprocake

'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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Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: re gret el

Sentence: When he followed the breadcrumb trail to the house made of candy in the Enchanted Forest, Hansel complained to the old crone that lived there.He could not find his sister and accused her of holding her there against her will. When he realizes her intent, he is full of regretel and so soon is the old crone...

Etymology: Regret (remorse;be sorry) & Gretel (Sister in the Grimm fairy tale Hansel & Gretel)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: kum payn

Sentence: She felt good after her bitching session, but the compain would be along presently

Etymology: complain pain

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Created by: thegoatisbad

Pronunciation: Fal-out-be-ah

Sentence: Zinnia's diet had a few restrictions: "I can't eat oil, flour, meat or milk" she explained. Her tenancy to send back food that wasn't clearly a raw fruit or vegetable horrified Kimberly. "I would never send something back to the Kitchen. Do you know what goes on back there? Hatred, spit and vengeance." But Kimberly's warning meant nothing to Zinnia, "No phalloutbia is as strong as my desire to feel thin."

Etymology: fallout (effect, repercussion) + phobia (fear of)

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Created by: Bullwinkle

Pronunciation: prevenj'itis

Sentence: The food was bad but prevengeitis kept me quiet. An overwhelming desire to prevent revenge.


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Created by: bzav1

Pronunciation: maitre dee skusting

Sentence: What he did to my cake was maitrdisgusting. I will never complain about my dessert again!

Etymology: maitre de + disgusting

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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


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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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: grum-bull-flinch

Sentence: The old woman was a well-known complainangst at the store. Despite receiving excellent service over the years she always seemed to grumbleflinch whenever she had to return a product. It was like she expected retailiation.

Etymology: grumble + flinch (complainant + angst)


Gotta love those cantankerous senior shitizens! - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-30: 10:27:00


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Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: dis-sat-is-frik-shern

Sentence: as he sent the salad back because it was to 'leafy', he started to feel an awkward pang of dissatisfriction

Etymology: diss, dissatisfaction, friction


I bet he'll get the seizure salad for returning it. - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-30: 10:14:00

or maybe a gob salad with blew cheese dressing - Jabberwocky, 2007-11-30: 15:04:00

And what was that floating in the turdle soup? - purpleartichokes, 2007-11-30: 18:07:00


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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)


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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Created by: kragn

Pronunciation: pair-uh-nagd

Sentence: my burger had way too much lettuce on it, so i sent it back -- but now i've got a little bit of paranagged that it's going to come back with a loogey in it.

Etymology: paranoid + nagged

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