Verboticism: Multipodophreniac

'Just a second, I have call waiting...'

DEFINITION: n. A person who engages themselves in several different communication channels at the same time, without paying attention to any of them v. To constantly switch your focus between cellphone calls, text messages, emails, and anything else that beeps.

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Multipodophreniac

Created by: doseydotes

Pronunciation: ˈməl-tˈī-ˈpäd-ə-ˈfre-nē-ˌak

Sentence: Martha is such a multipodophreniac that she's begun driving with her knees so she can operate three electronic devices at one time.

Etymology: Multi, from Latin, multus - meaning much, many; ipod, from Apple, ipodia - meaning overpriced teen impulse purchase; schizophrenia, New Latin, meaning totally freakin' crazy; and maniac, Late Latin, from maniacal - a driver more reckless than I am.

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Comments: Multipodophreniac

stache - 2008-02-28: 11:27:00
A very humerous etymology, I must say.

silveryaspen - 2008-02-28: 12:38:00
Chuckles and kudos for your intriguing creation!

galwaywegian - 2008-02-28: 14:48:00
nice

OZZIEBOB - 2008-02-28: 15:31:00
Good word.