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alexz commented on the word phubbing
The OED reveals the Australian plot to 'make phub happen' https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2016/05/phub-made-eat-words/?__prclt=85zcQo6D
May 26, 2017
dhuber commented on the word phubbing
Short article from Webster's: http://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/phubbing-words-we%27re-watching
"'Phubbing' is the act of snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention."
February 24, 2016
Search for stories using term "a New word" , got phubbing -phone snubbing
October 3, 2015
bilby commented on the word phubbing
Confession: I fantasise about phubbing frogapplause.
September 2, 2013
"It is one of the great bugbears of modern living: people checking emails and replying to texts while ignoring the friends they are with.
An international campaign has now declared war on the practice, known as phubbing - phone snubbing."
- Alice Philipson, 'Phubbers' who text while ignoring friends face worldwide cut off after Australian's campaign, theage.com.au, 2 Sep 2013.
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