Verboticism: Namenesia

'Who's the lucky lady?'

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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Namenesia

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: naym-NEEZ-ya

Sentence: Filbert could remember the winners of the last 30 world series, last 15 superbowls, and every MLB MVP since 1990 but when it came to instant recall of people's names he had recurring bouts of very severe namenesia.

Etymology: Blend of name and amnesia

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Comments: Namenesia

Nosila - 2008-12-29: 00:54:00
Good one, what's your name!

Mustang - 2008-12-29: 03:02:00
Puddin' Tame.....acks me agin 'n I'll tell ya thuh same....

metrohumanx - 2008-12-29: 19:17:00
...And I can't even remember "who's on first"!