Verboticism: Textinct

'Wow! Look what my grandpa gave me!'

DEFINITION: n. An old media format that is no longer popular or easily accessible, such as floppy disks, VHS tapes or stone tablets. v. To try to access data stored in an old-fashioned media format, especially it requires the use archaic technology and/or protocols.

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Textinct

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: tik/stingkt

Sentence: The inability of any of today's computers to read the written data on the old large floppy disks have made them textinct.

Etymology: text + extinct

Points: 479

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Comments: Textinct

silveryaspen - 2008-03-14: 18:30:00
Meaning readily apparent and so full! Ingenious choice of words to blend! Superb Won!

Mustang - 2008-03-14: 19:38:00
Excellent!!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-03-16: 17:07:00
Excellent!