Verboticism: Creeprehension

'Wow! You're reading a computer magazine!'

DEFINITION: v. To methodically read the magazines dedicated to the opposite sex in an effort to sensitize yourself to, and learn how to manipulate, their needs and aspirations. n., A person who studies gender differences in order to exploit them.

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Creeprehension

Created by: Rehlit

Pronunciation: kreep-RE-hen-shun

Sentence: Chris walks into a local 711 and goes down the magazine aisle, he spots Susie reading a Seventeen. He picks up a Vogue and tries to spark some insightful conversation. Susie picks up on his attempts to start conversation, though knowledgeable as he might be, his creeprehension is unmistakeable.

Etymology: Creep: to be frightening or repellent; cause one to experience uneasiness + Comprehension: capacity of the mind to perceive and understand; power to grasp ideas; ability to know.

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Comments: Creeprehension

bananabender - 2008-01-17: 22:45:00
Gives me shivers! good word!