Verboticism: Recrawlspace

'Why did I come into this room?'

DEFINITION: n. The moment of loss, hesitation and confusion, which occurs when you enter a room and immediately forget why. v. To forget why you entered a room.

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Recrawlspace

Created by: Biscotti

Pronunciation: ree-krawl-spayse

Sentence: Amber was suffering severe recrawlspace when she went up to the attic to fetch her grandfather's trunk. She went up there, and spotted the trunk because it was the only thing in the entire attic. Then, the recrawlspace started to sink in, and she thought to herself, "What did I come up here to get?" As she put the ladder away, she remembered and felt extremely stupid.

Etymology: Recall (to remember) + crawl space (a very small room or the underside of a house)

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Comments: Recrawlspace

silveryaspen - 2008-03-21: 01:46:00
Leaves one feeling both a bit hemmed in and a bit spaced out! Blame it on living in the space age!

silveryaspen - 2008-03-21: 01:49:00
Oops! Spaced out age! Clever!