Verboticism: Schizoneuronimcident

Schizoneuronimcident

Created by: amigamark

Definition: v. To be unable to remember the name of a person you are speaking to, even though you've had a long-standing, and perhaps even an intimate relationship. n. An inability to remember a person's name.

Pronunciation: skitso-nuro-nom-sident

Sentence: While testing his new invention (the ACME brain reader) on his grand - parents, Geoff discovered the existence of schizoneuronomcidents. This was highlighted when his grand mother asked "Jane, Paul, Andy, Julian, Chris, Peter, Brian, Clifford, Gerry.." then "Geoff" for a cup of tea!

Etymology: Schizo-SPLIT-neuro-BRAIN-nom-NAME-cident-INCIDENT

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Comments: Schizoneuronimcident

silveryaspen - 2008-03-04: 09:59:00
Great etymology! Innovative blending. Sounds like a contagious mental condition! Unique and very clever!