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ipod-people

noun; blending; compounding
people whose excessive use of ipods causes temporary diminished interaction with their auditory environment.
 
developed to use the name of a new technology in description of this phenomenon and take advantage of a convenient blending
Etymology : blending of ipod, a music player, with pod-people, a compound originally from the movie "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" describing emotionless human replicas
Source : Overheard July of 2008. Context: "Those ipod-people couldn't possibly have listened to a word I said."
Last modified: 4 December 2008


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