Verboticism: Distractigab

Distractigab

Created by: remistram

Definition: n., Forced small talk used by professional caregivers to put patients at ease. (Not usually effective.) v., To ask insipid questions while subjecting a person to an intimate, awkward or painful procedure.

Pronunciation: di-strakt-ih-gab

Sentence: Part of medical training is a day of distractigab techniques, tips for safe topics and appropriate tone of voice. They generally pratice on squirrels and rats.

Etymology: distract + gab (yammer, chat)

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Comments: Distractigab

FayeWord - 2007-10-17: 17:47:00
Love the word!!! So descriptive.