Verboticism: Callvalry

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DEFINITION: v. To arrange with a friend to phone you with a "crisis" during a blind date, in case you need to make an emergency exit; n. A fake "emergency" phone call that is used to end a blind date.

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Callvalry

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Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: call-var-ee

Sentence: Jen sent the callvalry to Anne just in time to rescue her from her blind date with the loser from the mailroom by pretending to be her sick grandmother.

Etymology: Wordplay on Calvalry. In old Western movies, the heroine was often rescued from peril in the nick of time by the calvalry coming over the hill to shoot or frighten away the bad guys.

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Comments: Callvalry

Nosila - 2009-07-09: 11:07:00
Good one...I wonder if they really played the trumpet as they rode into battle the way they do in the movies? I mean can you hold a horn and steer a horse at the same time? Probably no different than driving and talking on a cell...

Jabberwocky - 2009-07-09: 13:12:00
clever