Verboticism: Driversion


Created by: mweinmann

Definition: v. To send out confused or conflicting signals when driving or dating. n. A person who signals their intentions to do one thing, then does something else completely different.

Pronunciation: driv - vershun

Sentence: Dudley created a driversion for others on the road by putting on turn signals but going straight, stopping when there was no stop sign, or turning right when he was signalling to turn left. Needless to say, anyone who happened to be following him was confused by his driving behavior.

Etymology: drive (operate or control a vehicle), diversion (sending on a course or in a direction different from the planned or intended one)

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Comments: Driversion

galwaywegian - 2009-04-24: 11:36:00

silveryaspen - 2009-04-24: 12:25:00
luv it ... so many distracted drivers today with so many driversions! Will use it a lot! It's a traffic topper!

Nosila - 2009-04-24: 21:59:00
He should stay in "Park" gear!

Mustang - 2009-04-24: 22:32:00
I think I know Dudley...followed him home from work a few times.

splendiction - 2009-04-25: 12:25:00
Your word, the name "Dudley" and sentence perfectly match the definition.