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DEFINITION: To unconsciously adopt the vocal mannerisms and linguistic stylings of the people with whom you are speaking.

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Haccent

Created by: Osomatic

Pronunciation: hack + sent

Sentence: I found myself speaking in a brogue when I visited Ireland, luckily nobody beat me up for having such a painfully obvious haccent.

Etymology: Hack + accent

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Vocamulate

Created by: staggolee

Pronunciation: vo-KA-myoo-LAYT vo (as in vote)-KA (as in cat)-myoo-LAYT

Sentence: I admire her so much, I try to vocamulate her speaking style.

Etymology: v. [Seattle-American English---vocal: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin vōcālis, from vōx, vōc + emulate: Latin aemulārī, aemulāt-, from aemulus, emulous]

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Milinguic

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: mi-ling-gu-ik

Sentence: Hal milinguicked the students to come across more youthful. Unfortunately he messed up a few words so he ended up making a complete fool of himself.

Etymology: mimic + lingual

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Leeschpik

Created by: h4ste

Pronunciation: leech - speek

Sentence: 4 months was all it took for you to leeschpik us Australians, good on ya mate!

Etymology: leech + speak

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COMMENTS:

Bloody oath! ( I hope Google's right and that means "too true") I was trying to pick up on your leech reference - Jabberwocky, 2007-09-12: 10:40:00

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Desponk

Created by: ericsimmons39

Pronunciation: De- spawnk

Sentence: After a week at camp with 11th graders. I've slowly been desponking to the point where i'm loling when they brb to pick up.

Etymology: Descend + spoke + nk

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Automimic

Created by: rikboyee

Pronunciation: awe-toe-mim-ick

Sentence: why this car is automimic, systemimic, hyyyyyydrooomimic..why it could be greased lightning!

Etymology: automatic, mimic

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Assimilocution

Created by: VersaVice

Pronunciation:

Sentence: "We are the Borg. You will be assimilocuted. Now we sound the same. Resistance is futile. We are the Borg."

Etymology: assimilate + locution

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Akolangpede

Created by: leomar

Pronunciation: ako-lang-pede

Sentence: ako=me, lang=only, pede=allow, thats me only allow, akolangpede..

Etymology: ako, lang, pede

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Audiosmosis

Created by: ScrabbledEgg

Pronunciation: aw-dee-ahz-moe-sis

Sentence: Although initially bewildered, I too was soon speaking in a thick Scottish brogue, thanks to audiosmosis.

Etymology: audio + osmosis

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Adapterpretation

Created by: loofarama

Pronunciation: a-dapped-terr-prett-ashun

Sentence: his adapterpretation was going too far. it was like he was that little voice in my head: saying what i wanted to, but couldn't

Etymology: adapt + interpretation

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COMMENTS:

COLON: - loofarama, 2007-09-12: 16:25:00

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Comments:

Jabberwocky - 2007-09-12: 10:46:00
and if you happen to like run on sentences you would be a linguaclonedrone

MrDave2176 MrDave2176 - 2007-09-12: 21:43:00
Does that mean if you drone on endlessly to people on a mobile you are a cellphone linguaclonedrone?