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Do You Constantly Worry About Your Cellphone? You Could Have Nomophobia
2012-05-09 07:30:11

Going too long without their cellphone is something that many people fear, and that fear -- labeled as nomophobia (the fear of being out of contact with someone via mobile phone)  -- is on the rise, according to a study by SecurEnvoy, a company that deals in mobile phone technology. Cellphone mobility is now a huge part of our daily lives, but for many, staying connected is becoming a huge obsession. And many, 66 percent of those surveyed, said they do have “nomophobia.”...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'