Verboticism: Frozentagalong

'I think you have worms...'

DEFINITION: n. A self-deprecating computer virus which is constantly changing its identity due to problems with its logic and/or self-confidence. v. To randomly change your tune, just so you can bug other people.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: frozen/tag/a/long

Sentence: When Sally got her first computer it developed a virus that seemed to follow her wherever she went, corrupting any electronic functions. No matter how many times she changed her password it still caught her unawares. She referred to it as her frozentagalong.

Etymology: frozen tag ( a children's game where you can freeze a player by touching them) + tag along

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metrohumanx - 2009-04-01: 14:53:00
Mabye Sally should've used Babelfish to translate her password into TAGALONG!

abrakadeborah - 2009-04-01: 16:42:00
"it still caught her unawares"< LOL!!! :)

silveryaspen - 2009-04-01: 21:34:00
great word for those frozen screens that force you to tagalong ... until close the window and start over.