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DEFINITION: v. To compulsively describe, in excruciating detail, the minute events of one's everyday life as it happens; especially when assisted by modern information technology systems. n. A person who feels compelled to "share" every detail of their life, with everyone.

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Created by: arms56




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Created by: CharlieB

Pronunciation: twit-erk-sum

Sentence: Molly didn't realise how twittirksome her obsession with photographing her meal and posting it on Twitter before the starter even arrived had become. It was why Jim dumped her. Not that she really minded: she could now tweet every 30 seconds as she went through the five stages of grief, from denial to acceptance.

Etymology: Twitter (social networking site) + irksome (irritating, annoying)

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Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: moh noh toh logg

Sentence: Her monotolog was rudely interrupted by the sound of obvious snoring before she had even got as far as describing her lunch appointment.

Etymology: monolog monotony


another funny one - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-17: 13:58:00

metrohumanx GREAT! Simple, funny and concise. - metrohumanx, 2008-06-17: 14:49:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-18: 06:45:00


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Created by: arms61


Sentence: Terrance had to defriend all the omnithetics he knew; the painful retellings of every sad event in their lives drove him to depression.


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Created by: missprivate

Pronunciation: blo·gur'·ism

Sentence: Katie told me all about her Rice Krispies today; she has such a bad case of bloggerism.


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Created by: mplsbohemian

Pronunciation: tehk-noh-BYE-oh-graf

Sentence: Alex technobiographed the assembly of his four-course meal whilst Jenny silently snoozed on the other end of the line.

Etymology: techno- + biograph(y)

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Created by: bookowl

Pronunciation: man/ik/doh/tal

Sentence: A manecdotal person never tires of listening to their own accounts of their own life.

Etymology: manic + anecdotal


metrohumanx MANECDOTAL is very good...kind of intuitive and rolloffatistic. - metrohumanx, 2008-06-17: 14:28:00

like it - galwaywegian, 2008-06-17: 18:43:00

Good one! - Nosila, 2008-06-17: 22:52:00

Excellent - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-19: 05:53:00


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Created by: zrotv

Pronunciation: bə-năl-kăst

Sentence: I would appreciate the 'blogosphere' more if it wasnt abused endlessly by peoples banalcasts on their day-to-day. (informal synonyms: tritecast, borecast)

Etymology: banal (Drearily commonplace and often predictable; trite) + broadcast (To send out or communicate, especially via modern IT)

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Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: blo giv i a

Sentence: Frank stopped reading Janes' online diary because it was packed full of blogivia

Etymology: from blog and trivia

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: chronicle-2-point-O-verkill

Sentence: Twittering, blogging masses are frittering away their first lives with chronicletwopointoverkill. "Now I'm just logging into Second Life", "must blog this, my fingernail just broke in the keyboard" etc. etc.

Etymology: chronicle + 2.0 (from web2.0) + overkill


Tune in tomorrow for Detail of 2 Geocities. - purpleartichokes, 2007-04-11: 06:43:00


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Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-04-11: 00:31:00
Today's definition was suggested by Alchemist.
Thank you Alchemist! ~ James

lumina - 2008-06-17: 10:39:00

lumina - 2008-06-17: 10:40:00
Great! Love it!

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-06-17: 14:25:00
MANECDOTAL is very good...kind of intuitive and rolloffatistic.

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-06-17: 14:48:00
MONOTOLOG is another classic. Simple yet funny.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-28: 00:44:00
Today's definition was suggested by Alchemist. Thank you Alchemist. ~ James