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    Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    This week's word for the week:

    Nomophobia

    Pronunced: \nō-mə-ˈfō-bē-ə\


    Nobophobia means:
    " Fear of being out of mobile phone contact..."

    Feel free to volunteer some of your favorite words for the next Word of the Week.

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    Previous Words of the Week: ALACRITY, BORBORYGMI, RECALCITRANT, TRANSMOGRIFY, BODACIOUS, THAUMATURGICALl, SWIMMINLY, WOOLGATHERING, WINDBROACH, SINECURE

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    Re: Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    Shouldn't that be "NO-MO-PHO-FO-U?
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    Re: Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    It stems from the VarAsian Canuhearmeenau virus.
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    Re: Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    Fear of facing a rather mediocre righthanded pitcher who has descended from the LA Dodgers to the KC Royals...



    For non-baseball fans: He's Hideo Nomo.
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    Re: Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    Quote Originally Posted by snorlax View Post


    ....He's Hideo Nomo.
    Noooooo!! Stay away! Stay away!

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    Re: Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    How about...?

    Gpophobia

    Fear of being out of GPO forum contact.
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    Re: Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    "What do you mean I have nomophobia. Rubbish!

    This trimodulating base antenna detector I've had insert into my frontal lobe tells me that I haven't been within 280 metres of a base station since Thursday."

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    Re: Word of the Week: NOMOPHOBIA

    Great find, David! I thought it was fantastic!

    The audience was apparently moved as well.



    Joe

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