synology (sĭn•ŏl•ă•jē) n. the phenonomenon of reading a word at the same time another person in an unrelated conversation says that same word. -ous, -ism, -istic

Usage: 1. When Marge heard Thomas say the same word she had been reading, she was surprised at the synology.

Thanks to Jason for pointing out this bizzare, unnamed idiosyncrasy in his comment on Joy’s Mac Mini post. I thought for a moment, then assigned it a name – synology.