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mobile phone syndrome

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A “syndrome” variously defined as:

(1) The compulsion to tell the person with whom one is speaking by (mobile/cell) phone where he or she is at the moment.

Reference http://everything2.com/title/%2522Per+se%2522+and+the+Mobile+Phone+Syndrome

(2) The (mis)perception that one is constantly receiving phone calls on one’s mobile (cell) phone. 

Reference http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne+News/Singapore/Story/A1Story20101209-251687.html

(3) Phantom pocket vibration syndrome. 

Reference https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/rewired-the-psychology-technology/201305/phantom-pocket-vibration-syndrome

None of the above are actual syndromes, but are included here because some clown with a keyboard and too much free time added the word “syndrome” to his brilliantly blogged bilge…

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