n.— «Meg Kingston introduces us to the textonym. That’ll be the set of words generated by a particular sequence of key presses on a mobile phone, when the phone’s software is predicting what word you want. For example, keys 2-2-4-3 can signify ache, acid or cage. Press 7-4-6-6-3-7 for phones, simmer and sinner.» —“Strange but true tales from the world of science” New Scientist Dec. 4, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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