Verboticism: Reciprocake

'That cake is so dry it's completely indigestible!'

DEFINITION: n., The fear that your service representative will retaliate after you have complained. v., To be afraid of bad service because you complained about it.

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ri-sip-ruh-keyk

Sentence: After Joyce complained about her entrée she feared that the dessert she ordered might be a slice of reciprocake.

Etymology: reciprocate (to give and receive reciprocally; interchange) + cake (a sweet, baked, breadlike food, made with or without shortening, and usually containing flour, sugar, baking powder or soda, eggs, and liquid flavoring)

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