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  • Well, it sounds as though you're perfectly healthy, then. :-)

    January 1, 2009

  • Often I simultaneously preworry that I'm not worrying enough about the worrisome, and that I'm worrying too much and thus jamming the unworrying process, without the two preworries annihilating each other (or themselves?).
    But I don't recommend that approach.

    December 30, 2008

  • Well, you can worry about it, but you sure can't preworry about it anymore. It's too late!

    November 26, 2008

  • Well, as compared to one year ago, I'm both worried and wordier.

    November 26, 2008

  • C_b, should we be worried that worried is an anagram of wordier?

    November 26, 2008

  • Don't preworry. Be prehappy.

    November 25, 2008

  • Worrylet? That implies smallness. All worry is huge.

    November 25, 2008

  • I'm preworried that a postworry could start as a worrylet but then develop into full-blown regret.

    November 25, 2008

  • That sounds like postworrying. Unless you're worried about doing it again.

    November 25, 2008

  • *is worried about possibly having contributed to the explosive decapitation of yarb elsewhere on site*

    enveloped by feelings of vulpine guilt

    November 25, 2008

  • Chained is right. If you don't properly preworry, then you end up postworrying about not having worried enough, and you waste precious worrying energy worrying about something that should have been worried about sooner.

    This, not surprisingly, worries me.

    November 25, 2008

  • Bilby, you obviously don't understand preworrying.

    Mollusque, you have to worry twice as much, plus worry about all the things you haven't yet thought about preworrying about.

    November 24, 2008

  • I just preworried this might be an insidious meme waiting to happen.

    November 23, 2008

  • *rescues mollusque with a J-curve*

    November 23, 2008

  • I rolled a six and landed on learning curve, which explains why I was supposed to preworry. *Slides down curve and exits left.*

    November 23, 2008

  • If someone arrives at preworry without preworrying, I think the job is pretty much done. Mollusque shall now proceed to worry and stay there until he rolls a six.

    November 23, 2008

  • C_b, if you worry about two things at once, do you have to worry half as long or twice as long so that each gets its quota of worrying? That is, is worrying synergistic?

    November 23, 2008

  • You should have worried about that before, mollusque. Now you have to worry harder because you didn't preworry about randoming this word.

    Wait. Now I'm worried about using "randoming."

    November 23, 2008

  • Now you're in for it.

    November 23, 2008

  • Uh oh, I just randomed preworry. *Worries*

    November 22, 2008

  • See niche worrying. :-)

    January 13, 2008

  • This is one of my greatest failings.

    January 13, 2008

  • Love it!

    January 12, 2008

  • This is what I, and several family members, do regularly: worry about things well before they need worrying about. Just in case you have to worry about them later--preworrying lets you avoid the rush.

    We've been saying it for years, but I never thought of listing it until I saw premorse on freerice.com and thought I knew what it should mean...

    January 12, 2008