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Jargon Scout
May 17, 2000 3:07 PM   Subscribe

Jargon Scout - In this age of web-building and domains of all sorts coming out the wazoo and email and new jargon all the time, there seems to be a lack of good jargon for emotional states. Two states that I think desperately need a word coined for them are: the anticipation for the propagation of and reticence to tell anyone about a newly registered domain; and the state where you get so starved for contact of any kind that you post your undisguised email to a half-dozen newsgroups and fanzines just so that there is something in your inbox. Anyone have any ideas for what these states should be called?
posted by Willy-Yam (4 comments total)

 
new domain: "slowDNScacheophobia"
starved of contact: "getalifepronto"

sorry I usually come up with better words.
posted by riffola at 5:05 PM on May 17, 2000


"waiting for dot com"

"Fred Garvin, email prostitute"
posted by dhartung at 7:29 PM on May 17, 2000


Neophobia.

911 posting.
posted by Zeldman at 11:23 PM on May 17, 2000


.nu B

/wrist.now
posted by the webmistress at 11:34 AM on May 18, 2000


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