Verboticism: Chattycathode

'I can word back everything you repeat.'

DEFINITION: To engage in conversation while using a technical device, like a TV or computer, to keep you sharp, in case the discussion gets dull.

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Created by: kabloozie

Pronunciation: CHAT-tee-CATH-ode

Sentence: He goes chattycathode whenever we talk about our wedding plans.

Etymology: Chatty Kathy (a talking doll from the 1950's) and cathode (as in cathode ray tube, the screen on a TV)

Points: 1175

Comments: Chattycathode

purpleartichokes - 2007-07-24: 16:01:00
Hehe! I had one of those dolls!