Verboticism: Tunnelfatigue

'Did I miss my stop?'

DEFINITION: n., A semi-conscious state experienced by early morning commuters on a subway, bus or car. v., To mentally transport oneself in the opposite direction of which you are traveling.

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Pronunciation: Tun'l'fa'teeg

Sentence: I experience a severe case of tunnelfatigue on the way to work and woke up several miles from my stop.

Etymology: Tunnelfatigue - when a person is lulled into a deep sleep by the dull drone of wheels on pavement.

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