Verboticism: Ohnovation

'I'm sorry can you repeat that? '

DEFINITION: A technological innovation that doesn't work as expected because "normal people" can't figure out how to use it.

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Ohnovation

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: oh-noe-vay-shun

Sentence: Their last software release was the most ohnovative offering yet: simply chock a block with ohnovations! Please, kill me before any more ohnovating goes on.

Etymology: Oh no! (as in "Oh no!, That's not what I frickin' wanted", or "Oh. no. you. didn't.") + innovation

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Comments: Ohnovation

galwaywegian - 2007-09-14: 07:29:00
nice one.

Jabberwocky - 2007-09-14: 14:54:00
it sounds like Mr. Bill from old Saturday Night Live skits ("Oh no!!)