Verboticism: Cellafeign

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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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Fleebyte

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: flea bite

Sentence: Elena quickly discovered she was allergic to her blind date. She started scratching her arms and neck as she waited impatiently for the fleebyte text on her mobile phone. Failing miserably at small talk under the itchy circumstances, she inwardly cursed that her best friend was so slow at composing a fake emergency message even though she could plainly see from the other side of the restaurant that Elena was a damsel in serious distress.

Etymology: flee (escapte) + byte (combination of bits used for digital characters)

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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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Celltingency

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: cell/tin/gen/see

Sentence: Jenny always arranged with Marsha a celltingcy escape on all her first dates with the latest. Marsha was to call precisely thirty minutes after the arranged meeting time to give Jenny an emergency involving my best friend, in case the guy was another loser, or mental case.

Etymology: cell + contingency (conditional on something uncertain)

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Emersis

Created by: AddaG

Pronunciation:

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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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Blindoneone

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: bl ine d wun wun

Sentence: Flossie arranged that Marcy would make a blindoneone phone call to her sometime during the evening of her blind date with Harold. Flossie could then easily extricate herself on pretense of an emergency, if Harold proved to be an unpleasant experience.

Etymology: 911 (emergency phone number, emergency call), blind (blind date)

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COMMENTS:

- excellent! - splendiction, 2009-07-09: 12:02:00

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Fuckall

Created by: Anemeus

Pronunciation: Fuckall

Sentence:

Etymology: Fuck-Call

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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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Telibi

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: TEL-uh-bahy

Sentence: Bob didn't smell a rat, when Roxie's phone rang and she told him that she had to break their date and leave immediately, in order to return to her post at the local hospital and care for a patient suffering from bromhidrosis. It was a clever telibi, hatched together with her girlfriend, in case of an emergency, for in the end all they finished up doing was going to a theatre and watching "Lord of the Rings."

Etymology: Blend of TEL of telephone & LIBI of alibi, with a homophonic suggestion of bi, bi of goodbye. Alibi: an excuse, esp. to avoid blame or to use to find one's way out of trouble, work etc.

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COMMENTS:

Excellent verboticism...covers the definition very nicely. - Mustang, 2008-05-28: 06:30:00

Roxie must have been the Ringleader...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-28: 08:27:00

excellent - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-28: 10:18:00

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Amourgency

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: a moor jen see

Sentence: When Katie was duped into a blind date with Chad, she had a contingency plan in case he didn't turn out to be her Prince Charming. She had her friend call her with an amourgency call. Unfortunately, quick as this call came, it was not quick enough because her eyes watered from his overpowering body odor. Maybe it was just The Chad, but Katie scentsed that when he said Eureka! she'd say You Reek-a!

Etymology: Amour (French for Love) & Emergency (a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action)

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