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cacaophony

noun; blending
The act of making a lot of noise or talking a lot about chocolate, to the point where it disturbs or infringes on the peace of others.
 
This word has probably only ever been used once, because the emphasis in conversation tends to lie far more heavily on the fact that the word is a pun rather than its actual meaning. As such, people hear it, realize it’s a pun, and yell at you for making a pun instead of continuing whatever conversation about chocolate was happening before. This creates an interesting self-referential situation where the word “cacaophony” is effective at stopping people from continuing to create a cacaophony.
Etymology : Blending of “cacao” and “cacophony”. Alternatively, a derivation based on “cacao” + “phon” + “y”, although this interpretation ignores the importance of its similarity to the preexisting word “cacophony”.
Source : "if I spend even more time talking about chocolate would it be a cacaophony" (text to friend, 11/20/2016)
Last modified: 9 December 2016


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