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answered Any other way of saying “blah blah blah”
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revised Is there a word to describe the situation where you call someone and hang up so they call you back?
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revised A word for the feeling of falling
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comment A word for the feeling of falling
+1 - That was a lot of very interesting information. I guess there isn't one word for the feeling, though there should be. I'm going to modify my question to include phrases.
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comment Non-offensive substitute for a swear word
This word proposal seems like the only word which would actually be used in conversation. No one is going to say "What a unique minced oath/bowdlerisation!" whereas someone may actually say "What a unique euphemism!"
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comment Non-offensive substitute for a swear word
I can't figure out 'cheese and rice' haha what is it?
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comment A word for the feeling of falling
@Monica I get the feeling on airplanes too! Especially in turbulence; I like the feeling though
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comment A word for the feeling of falling
@FWFD I agree, that's exactly what I was thinking
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comment A word for the feeling of falling
Not really; both of those are definitely unpleasant and are feelings in your head. This feeling is in the gut and doesn't need to be unpleasant. I feel it's to get this feeling that people go on roller coasters.
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answered What is the word for unconsciously blocking out background noises?
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comment Is there a word to describe the situation where you call someone and hang up so they call you back?
Li Yifeng Let's do this. Watch out blogs, Facebook statuses, and texts everywhere! (so this comment is constructive... the previously mentioned are all valid methods of promoting a new word. Use them all to spread the new definition of 'Ping'!)
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comment Is there a word to describe the situation where you call someone and hang up so they call you back?
I feel that saying 'ping me' (instead of 'ring my phone and I'll call you back') would make sense and would be a good word except that if I said it to my friends now, no one would actually understand my meaning. Perhaps the meaning of 'ping' should be officially established to include this definion.
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comment Is there a word to describe the situation where you call someone and hang up so they call you back?
I feel that of all the proposals so far 'ring my phone' makes the most sense, however it's a phrase and not a word. Saying 'ring me' has the same meaning as 'call me'. Even still, however, I feel most people would interpret 'ring my phone' as 'call me and I'll answer' not 'call me and I'll not pick up and I will call you back'.
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comment Is there a word to describe the situation where you call someone and hang up so they call you back?
I had this word in mind actually but I disregarded it as I thought that the assumed intent of "phone tag" (trying to actually contact the person) was part of the definition. Here and here are definitions of phone tag. These definitions include the intent to contact the other party.
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comment Is there a word to describe the situation where you call someone and hang up so they call you back?
Honestly, that word is too long for the suggested definition. If a word was to be adopted it would most likely be much shorter. Perhaps a derivation of that Czech word, though I can't think of any. It is more likely that an existing English word with a similar meaning will be modified to include this new definition.