Verboticism: Blomit

'I'm calling to tell you that I'm doing my toes.'

DEFINITION: v. To compulsively describe, in excruciating detail, the minute events of one's everyday life as it happens; especially when assisted by modern information technology systems. n. A person who feels compelled to "share" every detail of their life, with everyone.

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Nanarrate

Created by: stache

Pronunciation: nan'ə-rāt'

Sentence: Hearing Joyce nanarrate the removal of her toe jam, ear wax and naval lint for 45 minutes left Todd with a numb cell-phone ear and an urge to smack someone.

Etymology: nano, prefix for billionth, used to describe technology on the microscopic, even molecular, level; narrate, to tell or relate.

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Clever bend. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-18: 06:46:00

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Banalcast

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Created by: zrotv

Pronunciation: bə-năl-kăst

Sentence: I would appreciate the 'blogosphere' more if it wasnt abused endlessly by peoples banalcasts on their day-to-day. (informal synonyms: tritecast, borecast)

Etymology: banal (Drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite) + broadcast (To send out or communicate, especially via modern IT)

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Sadnauseam

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: sad/naws/ee/am

Sentence: Oliver's irritating habit of collecting all of his toe nail clippings and then displaying photographs of them on his blog was equalled only by his sadnauseam descriptions of when each one was cut.

Etymology: sad (no really... very sad!) + ad nauseam (to a sickening degree)

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COMMENTS:

It's "ad nauseam", just so you know. But good one nonetheless. :) - PythianHabenero, 2007-04-11: 08:36:00

Thanks Pyth', I will edit. I was in a bit of a rush this morning, had to catch a bus at 9.48 and couldn't find enough change... ooops going on sadnauseam again... - pinwheel, 2007-04-11: 10:27:00

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Obcell

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: ob/cell

Sentence: Jenny would obcell with her best friend. However, with the new all-you-can-talk plan on her phone, Jenny became totally obcelled, letting everyone know everything she did. This obcellsive behavoiur drove her boyfriend to purchase the call display and call block features for his phone.

Etymology: obsess + obsessed + cell

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Itsallaboast

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: its all a boast

Sentence: It was the sixth time Marcia called me in one day. I looked at my watch and told myself I was only going to give her 5 minutes this time knowing that if I stayed on any longer, she was going to start itsallaboasting again. I mean I love her...but do I really need to know that she just dreamt that she'd was awake?! "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!"

Etymology: Derived from the illness Itsallaboutme an illness whose main symptom is boasting.

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Obsessarrate

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: uhb - SESS - uh - rate

Sentence: Having always been a drama queen, Samantha believed that everyone else would find even the tiny details of her daily life intriguing. and she would continually osessarrate at great length with her boyfriend Samson in an effort to get him to promote her drama on his blog.

Etymology: Blend of obsess - (beset, trouble, or haunt persistently or abnormally) - and narrate - (to relate or recount events, experiences)

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Good one! - lumina, 2008-06-17: 10:37:00

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Technobiograph

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: tehk-noh-BYE-oh-graf

Sentence: Alex technobiographed the assembly of his four-course meal whilst Jenny silently snoozed on the other end of the line.

Etymology: techno- + biograph(y)

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Interminarate

Created by: cohenarie

Pronunciation: in ter MIN er ate

Sentence: All day, while ostensibly working at her computer, she was interminarating over IM.

Etymology: interminable + narrate

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Blooger

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: bloo-ger

Sentence: Ashely was a compulsive twitterer, blogger and videographer. If she did it, she documented it. No detail was ever spared. And no thought was ever given. Unfortunately, she was also a compulsive nose picker, which meant that her bloogers were full of boogers.

Etymology: blog + booger

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COMMENTS:

Good one! - lumina, 2008-06-17: 10:37:00

Thanks lumina! You got your comment in, before I even bloogered about it! - wordmeister, 2008-06-17: 11:09:00

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Tweetsixteen

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: twētsikstēn

Sentence: Katie is just sure everybody is hanging on every facebook status update she makes. If she changes the color of her toenail polish, her world of friends knows about it. She recently stepped it up a notch by opening a Twitter account. Her account name is tweetsixteen despite the fact that she is 56 years old.

Etymology: tweet (a post on Twitter) + sixteen (one more than fifteen) Sweet sixteen (used to refer to the age of sixteen as characterized by prettiness and innocence in a girl.)

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CharlieB :-) - CharlieB, 2011-03-17: 04:03:00

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