Verboticism: Errmail

'Aaaaah!!! My finger slipped.'

DEFINITION: n., A feeling of regret and helplessness, which occurs once you realize that you have just sent out an erroneous email (i.e. one full of stupid mistakes). v., To send out an email and wish you hadn't.

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Errmail

Created by: psi4got

Pronunciation: rrrrrr mail

Sentence: As Bob closed the lid of his laptop he saw the sent confirmation flash on the screen. His face drained of blood and the errmail of his ways hit him fully in the chest. He hadn't noticed when his address book suggested the wrong name. His flaming email about his manager, instead of going to his friend Jim Goodguy, had gone to his boss James 'Jim' Hangnail. Before he took two steps out of his office his phone rang. To errmail is human but to undo would be divine.

Etymology: err: error. Also a sound in this case - "rrrrrr" mail - Referring, in this case, to the act of emailing.

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