A portmanteau of the words captcha and atrophy, captchrophy is the modern phenomenon of hand muscle atrophy in people who frequently use email and text messaging as primary forms of written communication. As captchrophy sufferers rarely write on paper anymore, their muscles degrade (atrophy), resulting in their handwriting taking on the appearance of "captcha" text, the internet security technology utilized to distinguish between actual humans and spambots through use of ill-formed letters and numbers.
Sean: Yo, holmes I got your note but I couldn't read it.
Donald: Sorry man, I know my writing is crazy looking, it's a bad case of captchrophy.
by mephensean October 14, 2011

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