Verboticism: Cancelcounsel

Cancelcounsel

Created by: Mustang

Definition: n. Advice which is asked for, considered, and then promptly forgotten -- until it is too late. v. To ask for, listen to, and then reject or ignore advice.

Pronunciation: CAN-suhl-coun-suhl

Sentence: As was her usual practice, Sharon would ask those about her for advice on pressing problems, then would do her puzzling cancelcounsel routine and do what she had intended to do from the start.

Etymology: Blend of cancel and counsel

Points: 770

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Comments: Cancelcounsel

splendiction - 2009-04-27: 20:15:00
I think cancelcouncil is perfect - wish I had another vote to cast!