Verboticism: Hellectrodevice

Hellectrodevice

Created by: splendiction

Definition: n. A technological innovation that doesn't work as expected because "normal people" can't figure out how to use it. v. To improve something in a way that makes it much harder to use.

Pronunciation: hell EK tro de VICE

Sentence: “Please select one of the following options”, droned the hellectrodevice. She promptly hung up. Why waste time hoping to navigate through quirky voice menu-mazes?

Etymology: From: hell, electric, and device.

Points: 575

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Comments: Hellectrodevice

Nosila - 2009-10-07: 23:48:00
Hate them, too!