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'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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Worldwidewhoops

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Wirl-d-wy-d-woops

Sentence: After a really bad day at the office, when his boss had not been off his back all day, Jack decided to finally open the bottle of whisky his mum had given him for his birthday back in July. Before long the bottle was half empty and he thought (in his drunken haze) that it would be a great idea to email his boss and tell him exactly what he thought of him. However the moment he clicked the send button he suddenly realised what a worldwidewhoops he had made and immediately started to write out his resignation ready to put on his desk first thing in the morning!

Etymology: See Worldwideweb

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COMMENTS:

zxvasdf wwwhoops! - zxvasdf, 2008-10-29: 09:03:00

metrohumanx Hahahahaha....there should be a whiskey-interlock device on PCs...it'd be MUCH more useful than spell-check. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-30: 02:41:00

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Bemail

Created by: blacklotus90

Pronunciation: bee-male

Sentence: John hung his head, bemailing the fact that he had just cc'ed his entire office on his reply to a male enhancement ad.

Etymology: bewail- to express deep sorrow for; lament Email- An electronic message

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COMMENTS:

metrohumanx VERY funny. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-30: 02:27:00

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Awcrappity

Created by: ReputedTart

Pronunciation: aw-krap-uh-tee

Sentence: One keystroke to the wrong person was all it took for my entire body to be paralized by awcrappity and my darkest secret to be known to the entire world.

Etymology: Aw crap!

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Fleemail

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: flee/male

Sentence: Too late - the fleemail escaped!

Etymology: flee + email

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Blundermail

gchodorow

Created by: gchodorow

Pronunciation:

Sentence: I forgot to send the attachment again. Arghh! Another blundermail........

Etymology:

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COMMENTS:

CEE1ESS a good, apt word, and no double entendres. - CEE1ESS, 2007-12-05: 12:39:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-05: 16:02:00

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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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Mailohnosis

libertybelle

Created by: libertybelle

Pronunciation: may-l-oh-know-sis

Sentence: Not realizing that chardonnay and email don't mix, Cassidy told her boss how she really felt about him, only to have a moment of mailohnosis once she hit the send key, realizing that'd he'd actually read her belittling rant about him.

Etymology: mail + oh no + sis - i wonder if i can make every word this week end in -osis.

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COMMENTS:

I think this word has great symbiosis. - Tigger, 2007-12-05: 16:34:00

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Bewailmail

Created by: Tigger

Pronunciation: /bi-weyl'-meyl/

Sentence: Just as Brian accidentally hit the 'send' hotkey on an e-mail addressed to his entire department, he realized that he'd misspelled the name of his boss, Mr. Schmit, leaving out a couple of letters — a most unfortunate typo — and felt that gut-sinking feeling of bewailmail. He was afraid he'd just made an unemployedian slip.

Etymology: bewail - to cry over; lament (from Middle English, biwailen - "become tormented") + [e]mail - correspondence (Old High German, malaha - "wallet, bag")

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COMMENTS:

funny - Jabberwocky, 2007-12-05: 15:09:00

Enjoyed the sentence and the word - OZZIEBOB, 2007-12-05: 16:01:00

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Dohdism

Created by: funkyone

Pronunciation:

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Egony

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: ēgənē

Sentence: Dwight was in egony. He and all of the managers in his division had received the e-memo from the big boss. He had meant his commentary about the stupidity of this newest scheme to go to a fellow manager who shared his views but realized as he hit send that he had accidentally clicked "reply all". Not only would this get back to the boss but his detractors amongst the managers would have the evidence of the source of his career implosion.

Etymology: e-mail (messages distributed by electronic means from one computer user to one or more recipients via a network) + agony (extreme physical or mental suffering)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Daniel999. Thank you Daniel999~ James

Korinne Korinne - 2007-12-05: 01:00:00
I like your word...

Mustang - 2007-12-05: 01:27:00
Good definition and one most folks can identify with.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 01:59:00
Yes! Great idea Daniel999 ~ James

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:27:00
Blundermail is direct and to the point ... so easily understood ... it doesn't require defining. Good job!

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:30:00
Love calamiteemil! I'm from the wild west in Montana ... so love the pun on Calamity Jane! I even like the way it rolls and clicks across the tongue!

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:32:00
All of them made me smile ... good job everyone. I wish I could vote for them all!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 23:26:00
Thanks for the great feedback silveryaspen. Makes me feel good enough to forget about all my ohnotes and blundermails! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-26: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by Daniel999. Thank you Daniel999. ~ James