Verboticism: Sociallusion


Created by: purpleartichokes

Definition: v., To avoid unwanted interruptions (visits, calls, or emails) by pretending to be unavailable, unreachable or unconscious. n., A person who pretends they are not home in order to avoid talking to someone.

Pronunciation: so-shul-loo-zhun

Sentence: He was supposed to be filling in for his boss while he was away, but his fear of handling urgent phone calls turned him into a sociallusion, so he locked himself in the mens room for the day.

Etymology: social, illusion

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Comments: Sociallusion

Jabberwocky - 2007-10-19: 13:48:00
it sounds like a deivative of socialism - perhaps there are many Swedish sociallusions