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'I'm calling to tell you that I'm doing my toes.'

DEFINITION: v. To compulsively describe, in excruciating detail, the minute events of one's everyday life as it happens; especially when assisted by modern information technology systems. n. A person who feels compelled to "share" every detail of their life, with everyone.

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Blogging

Created by: imcvey

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Reblogitate

Created by: ErWenn

Pronunciation: /ɹiˈblɑdʒəˌteɪt/ note the soft "g"

Sentence: I spent a year reblogitating all the gory, trivial details of my life in a long stream of digital diary-a way back in the 1990's before the word "blog," when every one of us web diarists thought we'd invented the idea.

Etymology: from regurgitate + blog

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Ah, you were a pop-up blogger back then. BTW, love the word. Sounds great when you stick out your tongue to emphasize the "blah" sound in the middle. - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-11: 13:20:00

Yeah it's funny... All this new stuff, new technology, and even new words, and it's really the same old stuff we have been doing forever... - wordmeister, 2007-04-11: 14:15:00

The difference being is that now there's a fad for showing off all this stuff to anyone willing to pay attention. - ErWenn, 2007-04-11: 17:17:00

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Monotolog

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: moh noh toh logg

Sentence: Her monotolog was rudely interrupted by the sound of obvious snoring before she had even got as far as describing her lunch appointment.

Etymology: monolog monotony

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another funny one - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-17: 13:58:00

metrohumanx GREAT! Simple, funny and concise. - metrohumanx, 2008-06-17: 14:49:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-18: 06:45:00

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Diarrheehaa

Created by: wordmeister

Pronunciation: die-ar-hee-ha

Sentence: Michael wondered if his celluar diarrheehaa was a byproduct of his forced constipsaytion at work, so he called one his friends and chat at his desk... This was a big mistake.

Etymology: diary + diarrhea

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COMMENTS:

everyone i know has this proplem. lol - willster, 2007-04-16: 21:21:00

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Epicdemic

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: epic/dem/ic

Sentence: She was stricken by the deadly epicdemic that compelled her to constantly think of herself as the only real person on the planet - everyone else was a fictional prop to her story

Etymology: epic + epidemic

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I thought I was the only real person. Maybe she's from a different planet... - wordmeister, 2007-04-11: 07:48:00

haven't you ever wondered why skin sometimes feels like paper - yikes!! -been reading too much Jasper Fforde - Jabberwocky, 2007-04-11: 09:01:00

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Tecknowledgeme

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: teck-noll-idj-me

Sentence: i am now putting in my sentence to contextualize tecknowledgeme having just completed the pronunciation...which i think went quite well... and after i've done this i'm going to do the etymology..

Etymology: technology, acknowledge me

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COMMENTS:

brilliant sentence! - sunny09, 2007-04-11: 22:51:00

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Blomit

Created by: CanMon

Pronunciation:

Sentence: You can tell when Susan has had a million insignificant things occur in her day--her laptop is covered in blomit.

Etymology: Combination of vomit and blog.

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Blogorrhea

Created by: Nuwanda

Pronunciation: blog-a-ree-a

Sentence: Chad's penchant for chronicling every detail of his day was, at first, harmlessly channeled into his multi-volume journal, which lined three shelves of his library. The someone gave him a laptop. Suddenly, his explosive blogorrhea infected the lives of all his loved ones. It was bad enough that he felt the need to run his mouth constantly on his blog, but he insisted on calling people after each discharge to engage in color commentary.

Etymology: logorrhea: "excessive and often incoherent talkativeness or wordiness" combined with "blog"

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Pratemail

Created by: Elfie

Pronunciation: rhymes with hate-mail

Sentence: Jenny dictated yet another pratemail to her friend, as her hands were fully occupied.

Etymology: combined from "prate" - to blather on in annoying fashion, and "mail", a missive or message sent electronically or physically to another person.

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Socialmeetiagh

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: so shal meet ee yaaaah

Sentence: When Chatty Cathy called Twitter Twila and Facebook Fanny to describe her latest ablutions, they raced to blog it first and let the world know. Do you really need this socialmeetiagh, Cathy? People thought you were boring before, but now they have it in writing. P.S. Get your 15 minutes of fame by doing something worthwhile!

Etymology: Social Media (blogging;Facebook, Twitter,etc); Social (marked by friendly companionship with others) & Meet (get together;interact)& Agh! (Make it stop! it's painful!)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-11: 00:31:00
Today's definition was suggested by Alchemist.
Thank you Alchemist! ~ James

lumina - 2008-06-17: 10:39:00
Funny!

lumina - 2008-06-17: 10:40:00
Great! Love it!

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-06-17: 14:25:00
MANECDOTAL is very good...kind of intuitive and rolloffatistic.

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-06-17: 14:48:00
MONOTOLOG is another classic. Simple yet funny.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-28: 00:44:00
Today's definition was suggested by Alchemist. Thank you Alchemist. ~ James