New word needed  

Posted by Denis Haack in ,

























OK, I need a new word.

Here's the definition: when one's inbox is so full that by the time an email is answered the sender has not only forgotten they ever sent it, they have moved on in their life enough as to be no longer interested in the topic.

Maybe I need more than one word.

One for that situation. Another for the email response that no longer connects with reality. Another for the sort of emailer I am.

One more thing: if I am the only person with this problem, kindly keep that information to yourself.

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4 comments

Anonymous  

eTDCS.

its not a word, it is circumstantial social complex known as E-Temporal Dissociative Communication Syndrome.

October 13, 2009 at 3:31 PM

What about "haackfu" as in the following classic poem:

No email for you.
Delete or be forgotten.
Haackfu cuts you off!

October 18, 2009 at 4:34 PM
Anonymous  

The condition of the inbox should be called INBOXIA OUTDATEDITIS.

The email sitting in it, and any sent in response should both be called STALE MAIL.

I'm gonna start using those words myself, now that they are coined.

October 28, 2009 at 12:43 PM

Re:obsolescence

It took me weeks to think up that.

November 10, 2009 at 10:20 AM

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