Verboticism: Gizmoloquy

'I can word back everything you repeat.'

DEFINITION: To engage in conversation while using a technical device, like a TV or computer, to keep you sharp, in case the discussion gets dull.

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Gizmoloquy

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: Giz-mol-O-kvee

Sentence: When his girlfriend began to pour out in minute detail her frustations about the inequality of women in the workplace, the man quickly turned to gizmoloquy

Etymology: From a blending of "gizmo": a small technological item; "mology" a slang term for technological wares such as laptops, phones, tv's etc, and "loquy" of colloquy: to converse.

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Comments: Gizmoloquy

Jabberwocky - 2007-07-24: 16:13:00
very nice

Wordhewer - 2007-07-25: 00:38:00
Great word. Does it matter, though (I'm new!) that the definition calls for a verb, and you made a noun?