Verboticism: Nanarrate

'I'm calling to tell you that I'm doing my toes.'

DEFINITION: v. To compulsively describe, in excruciating detail, the minute events of one's everyday life as it happens; especially when assisted by modern information technology systems. n. A person who feels compelled to "share" every detail of their life, with everyone.

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Created by: stache

Pronunciation: nan'ə-rāt'

Sentence: Hearing Joyce nanarrate the removal of her toe jam, ear wax and naval lint for 45 minutes left Todd with a numb cell-phone ear and an urge to smack someone.

Etymology: nano, prefix for billionth, used to describe technology on the microscopic, even molecular, level; narrate, to tell or relate.

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Comments: Nanarrate

OZZIEBOB - 2008-06-18: 06:46:00
Clever bend.