Verboticism: Erreka

'I just asked the boss if she'd date me...'

DEFINITION: v. To make a mistake where the benefits exceed the costs of the screw-up. n. An excellent mistake, which despite its stupidity, produces a positive outcome.

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Erreka

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: urr eeek ah

Sentence: His accidental overdose of the new eyedrops he had been prescribed rendered him practically blind, but made him look really cutem, according to the (hopefully) beautiful 18 year old blonde who had just bought him a drink. It was an erreka moment.

Etymology: err, eureka.

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Comments: Erreka

Jabberwocky - 2008-05-02: 06:08:00
I hope her name was Erica - great combo

Mustang - 2008-05-02: 18:46:00
Excellent verboticism.