Verboticism: Forebodianskip

'That cake is so dry it's completely indigestible!'

DEFINITION: n., The fear that your service representative will retaliate after you have complained. v., To be afraid of bad service because you complained about it.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: fore/bode/ian/skip

Sentence: I experienced a powerful forebodianskip when I asked the hairdresser to cut my hair a little shorter and he took out the buzz cutters.

Etymology: forebode + skip (as in skip a heartbeat) + freudian slip

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Mustang - 2007-12-01: 17:33:00