Verboticism: Catrastrophoney

'The thing I love about internet dating...'

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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Amourgency

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: a mur jen cee

Sentence: When Violet had prearranged to have her friend Brenda call her ten minutes after her blind date started, she had no idea it would be such an amourgency...her date smelled, was possessive and creepy!

Etymology: Amour (French for Love) & Emergency (crisis situation)

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Cellafeign

Created by: focusteacher

Pronunciation: cell uh feyn

Sentence: Marsha, please remember to cellafeign at 8:00 and we'll see if I need it.

Etymology: From the Modern American cell, indicating a phone area since 1977, and the Old French feindre meaning to pretend, represent, imitate or shirk.

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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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Ringsquirm

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Ring-sqworm

Sentence: The blind date seemed to be going quite well until Bob mentioned his schizophrenia. Luckily for Sue she had arranged with her best mate to ringsquirm her with a phony emergency, so when her mobile rang to tell her that her 'cat' had been run over she made her excuses to leave immediately, leaving Bob in 'two minds' about what to do next.

Etymology: Ring(to contact by telephone)Squirm(to wriggle out of something) =Ringsquirm

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COMMENTS:

She'd always wonder which one she was out with...good word! - Nosila, 2008-05-28: 08:25:00

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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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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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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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Wolfoption

Created by: tbAG84

Pronunciation: Wul-fop-shun

Sentence: "Sandra sure knows how to pick em. She was out with that nose-picker Dylan last night. I offered her the perfect wolfoption when i called her about my stubbed toe but she didn't take it!"

Etymology: Wolf- to cry wolf is to fraudulently raise alarm. from the modern parable The boy who cried wolf. Option- the availability of a choice in which to 'opt'

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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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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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