DEFINITION: v. tr., To grasp the meaning of muddled texts like blog posts, emails and text messages where standard grammatical or spelling conventions have been ignored. n., The ability to read and understand confused or poorly written messages.
VERBOTICISMS: (Invented words created by the Verbotomy Writers)
Textcrapolate: /text-cra-poh-late/ Although the message may have been written in Sanskrit, Bob was able to textcrapolate that he was to pk up da kdz aftr wrk. Etymology: text, crap, extrapolate Created by: purpleartichokes.
Comments on Textcrapolate:
Jabberwocky, 2007-11-15: 08:55:00
good one purple
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-15: 17:39:00
Nice bit of cyberdazzle!
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-15: 18:58:00
y, thnk ya!
badsnudge, 2007-11-15: 22:25:00
gets my vote 🙂
Textcavator: /text-cav-ay-tor/ When archaeologists unearth blackberries in the future they will need textcavators to decipher the messages. Etymology: excavator + text Created by: Jabberwocky.
Comments on Textcavator:
dubld, 2007-11-15: 12:46:00
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-15: 17:36:00
Great word and real cyberwocky!
Texhume: /tex-hume/ His job was to texhume cryptic messages that had been buried in emails. Etymology: text + exhume Created by: Stevenson0.
Comments on Texhume:
OZZIEBOB, 2007-11-15: 17:37:00
K-rad ! c u l8r
Cryptograsp: /krip-tuh-grahsp/ See if you can cryptograsp what I am typing. “You don’t hvae to crroeclty sepll erevyhting jsut hvae all the ltteres, and hvae the fsrit and lsat lteetr in the crreoct poistoin.” Pretty cool. Etymology: crypto from cryptogram, A piece of writing in code or cipher. + grasp, mental hold or capacity; power to understand. Created by: xirtam.
Comments on Cryptograsp:
purpleartichokes, 2007-11-15: 19:00:00
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