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'Aaaaah!!! My finger slipped.'

DEFINITION: n., A feeling of regret and helplessness, which occurs once you realize that you have just sent out an erroneous email (i.e. one full of stupid mistakes). v., To send out an email and wish you hadn't.

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Mispatch

Created by: xirtam

Pronunciation: mi-spach

Sentence: Once again Ray sent out a mispatch to everyone in the company, complete with spelling and grammer errors.

Etymology: mistake: an error in action, calculation, opinion, or judgment caused by poor reasoning, carelessness. + dispatch: a written message sent with speed.

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Cybergasp

Created by: thebaron

Pronunciation: cy-ber-gasp

Sentence: Jeffery let out an enormous cybergasp when he hit 'all reply.' The naked pictures from the office party weren't supposed to go to his boss...

Etymology: cyber (internet land) gasp (intake of breath in horror)

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Awcrappity

Created by: ReputedTart

Pronunciation: aw-krap-uh-tee

Sentence: One keystroke to the wrong person was all it took for my entire body to be paralized by awcrappity and my darkest secret to be known to the entire world.

Etymology: Aw crap!

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Demial

Created by: chaiandallthatjazz

Pronunciation: sounds like denial

Sentence: He's suffering from demial.

Etymology: email-denial twisted up...demial

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Ohbuggerpants

Created by: wordslikevenom

Pronunciation: O-bugger-pantz

Sentence: "Ohbuggerpants! Who's f*cking wonderful great clever idea was it to put ENTER and DEL at such close proximity to each other"

Etymology: Oh!: an expression of surprise or feeling sorry about a mistake or slight accident Bugger!: an expression of surprise or feeling sorry about a mistake or slight accident Pants: an expression of surprise or feeling sorry about a mistake or slight accident

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Worldwidewhoops

Created by: TJayzz

Pronunciation: Wirl-d-wy-d-woops

Sentence: After a really bad day at the office, when his boss had not been off his back all day, Jack decided to finally open the bottle of whisky his mum had given him for his birthday back in July. Before long the bottle was half empty and he thought (in his drunken haze) that it would be a great idea to email his boss and tell him exactly what he thought of him. However the moment he clicked the send button he suddenly realised what a worldwidewhoops he had made and immediately started to write out his resignation ready to put on his desk first thing in the morning!

Etymology: See Worldwideweb

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COMMENTS:

zxvasdf wwwhoops! - zxvasdf, 2008-10-29: 09:03:00

metrohumanx Hahahahaha....there should be a whiskey-interlock device on PCs...it'd be MUCH more useful than spell-check. - metrohumanx, 2008-10-30: 02:41:00

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Emorse

Created by: zavijava

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Joe suffered from severe emorse when he realized that he had accidentally sent his angry rant about work to his boss, Don, and not his buddy, Dan.

Etymology: email+remorse

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Clicksick

Created by: mweinmann

Pronunciation: click - sick

Sentence: A few seconds after Ellen sent the email that she thought she had forwarded to her friend, she felt clicksick. Instead of forwarding her boss's email with her barbed comments and description of his many shortcomings, she had "replied" to her boss instead.

Etymology: A combination of the word "click" and "sick" with just a dose of the word "heartsick".

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Dohdism

Created by: funkyone

Pronunciation:

Sentence:

Etymology:

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Errmail

Created by: psi4got

Pronunciation: rrrrrr mail

Sentence: As Bob closed the lid of his laptop he saw the sent confirmation flash on the screen. His face drained of blood and the errmail of his ways hit him fully in the chest. He hadn't noticed when his address book suggested the wrong name. His flaming email about his manager, instead of going to his friend Jim Goodguy, had gone to his boss James 'Jim' Hangnail. Before he took two steps out of his office his phone rang. To errmail is human but to undo would be divine.

Etymology: err: error. Also a sound in this case - "rrrrrr" mail - Referring, in this case, to the act of emailing.

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 00:01:00
Today's definition was suggested by Daniel999. Thank you Daniel999~ James

Korinne Korinne - 2007-12-05: 01:00:00
I like your word...

Mustang - 2007-12-05: 01:27:00
Good definition and one most folks can identify with.

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 01:59:00
Yes! Great idea Daniel999 ~ James

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:27:00
Blundermail is direct and to the point ... so easily understood ... it doesn't require defining. Good job!

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:30:00
Love calamiteemil! I'm from the wild west in Montana ... so love the pun on Calamity Jane! I even like the way it rolls and clicks across the tongue!

silveryaspen - 2007-12-05: 14:32:00
All of them made me smile ... good job everyone. I wish I could vote for them all!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-12-05: 23:26:00
Thanks for the great feedback silveryaspen. Makes me feel good enough to forget about all my ohnotes and blundermails! ~ James

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-26: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by Daniel999. Thank you Daniel999. ~ James