Verboticism: Volatronics

'But I was just double-clicking'

DEFINITION: n., The anger and frustration that grows out of an unsatisfying, unfulfilling or unpredictable relationship one has with an electronic device, especially a computer. v. intr., To be trapped in a passive-aggressive, codependency with a computer.

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Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: vol-uh-TRON-iks

Sentence: Jezebel's memory loss in forgetting to lock the doors on the "Firewalls" led to volatronics between her and Bob. Finally Bob, frustated with her unpredictability, yelled: " Get on that "Trojan horse" you let in, and get out of my life - right now!' Overhearing the heated exchange Roxie interrupted, reminding Bob that, after all, Jezebel is only electronic!

Etymology: Blend of VOLATILE: erratic, sudden changeableness in behavior, Of computers: pertaining to loss of storage when eletrical power is turned off or fails. Electronics: science & technology of electronics phenomena.

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Comments: Volatronics

metrohumanx - 2008-11-21: 08:38:00
Verycerebral...and funny.

Jabberwocky - 2008-11-21: 10:14:00
great word

silveryaspen - 2008-11-21: 12:55:00
A hit! Llike a volt out of the blue!