BlackBerry prayer
 n.— «The device has also generated an odd new social ritual that sees BlackBerry users discreetly operate their devices at meetings behind cupped hands with heads intently bowed toward its tiny screen. The position makes one look as if they are seeking help from a higher power—giving rise to the expression “BlackBerry prayer.”» —“BlackBerry season RIM’s wireless e-mail device generates its own vocabulary as road warriors get hooked on its addictive simplicity” by Steven Chase Globe and Mail (Toronto, Can.) Dec. 14, 2000. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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