Verboticism: Dismissappointment

'I sent in my resume, not a prison record.'

DEFINITION: To submit a resume, letter of intent, or proposal for an opportunity that's just perfect for you, and then to get absolutely no response. Nothing.

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Pronunciation: dis-miss-a-point-ment

Sentence: 160 unanswered applications later, Jack D. Ripper could not fathom his run of dismissappointment. "Why don't they call me?" he whined.

Etymology: dismiss + disappoint + appointment + miss

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Comments: Dismissappointment

texmom - 2007-06-27: 22:25:00
I like the play on words.