Monday, January 7th, 2013
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Fake Word Almost As Ugly As Thing It Describes

"Experts have predicted that the reign of the tablet and the mobile phone may be over – with 2013 set to be the year of the 'phablet'."

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petey (#8,666)

Phablet makes me appreciate 'fidgital'.

joeclark (#651)

You're rather late to this rodeo. I assume you are aware the American Dialect Society named phablet least likely to succeed in a tie vote.

Alex Balk (#4)

@joeclark I can't imagine how I missed that, but I do know that the ADS has not been returning my calls for some time now.

Sunny Schomaker (#4,021)

@joeclark Dang, you beat me to that fun fact.

Smitros (#5,315)

@Alex Balk That is because they are jagoffs (U.S.) or wankers (U.K.)

ejcsanfran (#489)

I carry a fablet – though it's just a pad of paper that I use to write limericks about Cher and Liza.

hershmire (#233,671)

One step closer to a tricorder.

deepomega (#1,720)

All this tells me is that most human beings use their computer devices for reading buzzfeed or whatever instead of actually, you know, creating content.

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