Verboticism: Documanualist

'I have to sharpen it?'

DEFINITION: An often debilitating condition characterized by compulsive, repetitive and obsessive reading of product documentation and warranties.

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Pulsosity

rilstix

Created by: rilstix

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Manualaddict

Created by: labareda

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Instrufolia

Created by: Berna

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Warrantedium

CrayonWarrior

Created by: CrayonWarrior

Pronunciation: Wah-ran-tee-dee-um

Sentence: Ethan was contracting major warrantedium after sitting and reading through the terms and conditions of his new telly to check whether he'd still get a refund after his dog peed on it

Etymology: warranty tedium

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Manualmentia

Created by: FayeWord

Pronunciation: man-u-al-men-sha

Sentence: She should be versed in operating this device after all her manualmentia.

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Hyperinfodocumentitis

Created by: bailandi

Pronunciation: hi-pur-in-foe-dok-u-men-tie-tis

Sentence: One of my grandfather's sypmtom of hyperinfodocumentitus was a drawer full of manuals to antiquated equipment kept by his bedside.

Etymology: Hyper - prefix, beyond, over, above; usually implying excess or exaggeration. "info and documen" signify dealing with information and documents, -itis meaning inflammation, making this sound like a medicial condition.

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Jimadybobalingly

Created by: jimadybobalon

Pronunciation: jim-ady-bob-al-ing-ly

Sentence: I have to sharpen my pencil jimadybobalingly!

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Manuholic

Created by: eljono

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Sentence: My name is John and I'm a manuhlolic!

Etymology: Manual + -holic (a combining form extracted from alcoholic)

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COMMENTS:

Batavier Good one, because it's clear what this means. The suggestions from other users can often be used for any book or document. - Batavier, 2007-10-05: 10:22:00

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Userphobia

Created by: nanaord

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Sentence: I suffer from userphobia

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Ignoraphobia

Created by: w5lf9s

Pronunciation: Ig-norah-foubia

Sentence: Look at all these User's Manuals. He must have a bad case of ignoraphobia

Etymology: ignorare (lat.) to "not know" + phobos (greek) strong, irrational fear of something

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