Verboticism: Texhume


Created by: Stevenson0

Definition: v., To grasp the meaning of muddled texts like blog posts, emails and text messages where standard grammatical or spelling conventions have been ignored. n., The ability to read and understand confused or poorly written messages.

Pronunciation: tex/hume

Sentence: His job was to texhume cryptic messages that had been buried in emails.

Etymology: TEXHUME - verb from TEXT (a unit of connected writing) + EXHUME (to revive, or restore; bring to light)

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Comments: Texhume

Nosila - 2008-10-14: 20:14:00
Good word