Alphabetical Emotions: Xeroxed


Irene well said.

Reflections and Nightmares- Irene A Waters (writer and memoirist)

X To feel xeroxed is to feel vulnerable, to feel that you could be copied. Although the emotion is not new the name has come into being sometime in the sixties or seventies. Xerox the company made it’s name with the first photocopier in the world in 1959. In the sixties to nineties xerox was synonymous with photocopying and I presume that the emotion xeroxed came into being somewhere in this time. Feeling xeroxed is something that perhaps a lot of bloggers feel but I take minor precautions and trust that the world is basically good and wouldn’t do it.

So I don’t feel x-rayed – yes another synonym for vulnerable, violated with the added meaning of transparent. Nor do I feel xd out, unimportant. I could start to think that I was talking a foreign language and that is one thing that I don’t feel xenophobic. In fact I thing…

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2 thoughts on “Alphabetical Emotions: Xeroxed

  1. Carole Webber April 28, 2014 / 1:08 pm

    Not sureI I want to e copied. One of me is enough.

    • fictionfitz April 28, 2014 / 2:59 pm

      Plus how can an original be improved upon.

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