Verboticism: Banalcast

'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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Chronicletwopointoverkill

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: chronicle-2-point-O-verkill

Sentence: Twittering, blogging masses are frittering away their first lives with chronicletwopointoverkill. "Now I'm just logging into Second Life", "must blog this, my fingernail just broke in the keyboard" etc. etc.

Etymology: chronicle + 2.0 (from web2.0) + overkill

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COMMENTS:

Tune in tomorrow for Detail of 2 Geocities. - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-11: 06:43:00

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Itsallaboast

Created by: lumina

Pronunciation: its all a boast

Sentence: It was the sixth time Marcia called me in one day. I looked at my watch and told myself I was only going to give her 5 minutes this time knowing that if I stayed on any longer, she was going to start itsallaboasting again. I mean I love her...but do I really need to know that she just dreamt that she'd was awake?! "Marcia, Marcia, Marcia!"

Etymology: Derived from the illness Itsallaboutme an illness whose main symptom is boasting.

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Technomumble

Created by: toadstool57

Pronunciation: tech-no-mum-ble

Sentence: Dave heard Jills technomumble coming from the office as she spoke her actions, trying to load programs on the computer.

Etymology: technology/mumble

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Technobiograph

Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: tehk-noh-BYE-oh-graf

Sentence: Alex technobiographed the assembly of his four-course meal whilst Jenny silently snoozed on the other end of the line.

Etymology: techno- + biograph(y)

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Banalcast

zrotv

Created by: zrotv

Pronunciation: bə-năl-kăst

Sentence: I would appreciate the 'blogosphere' more if it wasnt abused endlessly by peoples banalcasts on their day-to-day. (informal synonyms: tritecast, borecast)

Etymology: banal (Drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite) + broadcast (To send out or communicate, especially via modern IT)

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Digitigitibate

Created by: arms60

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Bloggerism

Created by: missprivate

Pronunciation: blo·gur'·ism

Sentence: Katie told me all about her Rice Krispies today; she has such a bad case of bloggerism.

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Bloggerreah

Created by: hobodad

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Etymology: blogger + diahrreah

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Sadnauseam

Created by: pinwheel

Pronunciation: sad/naws/ee/am

Sentence: Oliver's irritating habit of collecting all of his toe nail clippings and then displaying photographs of them on his blog was equalled only by his sadnauseam descriptions of when each one was cut.

Etymology: sad (no really... very sad!) + ad nauseam (to a sickening degree)

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It's "ad nauseam", just so you know. But good one nonetheless. :) - PythianHabenero, 2007-04-11: 08:36:00

Thanks Pyth', I will edit. I was in a bit of a rush this morning, had to catch a bus at 9.48 and couldn't find enough change... ooops going on sadnauseam again... - pinwheel, 2007-04-11: 10:27:00

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Overblog

Created by: LonePaladin

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I wanted to use 'blogroll' because it would encapsulate the words 'blog', 'logroll' and 'bogroll' all in one. It's been used, though. Pity. - LonePaladin, 2007-04-12: 00:36:00

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