Verboticism: Clicksand

'Fell asleep at the keyboard again...'

DEFINITION: n., The uneasiness, social discomfort, and impending sense of doom which occurs when you realize that you've sent out a few too many emails after drinking way too much. v., To worry about your social status after a night of heavy drinking and stupid emailing.

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Created by: Guest

Pronunciation: klik - sand

Sentence: Knowing there was nothing he could do to fix the inevitable drunken harm he'd done at the keyboard the previous night, Bob accepted the impending reprocussions as he stewed in his own clicksand.

Etymology: click (computer or texting) + (quick)sand + click send (modified past tense of clicking the send button to send an email that now cannot be unsent)

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Comments: Clicksand

silveryaspen - 2008-02-08: 11:30:00
Excellent choice of words well blended into into a simple clear-meaning catchy verboticism. Reprocussions is a nifty one, too. Excellent creations!

Jabberwocky - 2008-02-08: 12:47:00
fantastic word

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-10: 16:40:00
absolutely great!

Guest - 2008-04-20: 01:09:00