Verboticism: Stnammer

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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.

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Stnammer

Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: stnam/ur

Sentence: A stnammer is a memory impediment that gets worse with age.

Etymology: stammer + name

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silveryaspen - 2008-03-04: 10:51:00
Captures it all! So apt! Stammer was a great choice for it conveys stnammering is a fluctuating, often temporary condition. Intuitively great. Outstanding!