06-05-2002, 09:30 AM #1
OT: some office humor for those who work in the cubes:)
Hopefully this will make someone else laugh... I can't do it, too true to life.
NEW WORDS FOR 2002 - Essential additions for the workplace vocabulary
BLAMESTORMING: Sitting around in a group, discussing why a deadline was
missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.
SEAGULL MANAGER: A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, craps on
everything, and then leaves.
ASSMOSIS: The process by which some people seem to absorb success and
advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard.
SALMON DAY: The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream
Only to get screwed and die in the end.
CUBE FARM: An office filled with cubicles.
PRAIRIE DOGGING: When someone yells or drops something loudly in a cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on.
MOUSE POTATO: The on-line, wired generation's answer to the couch
SITCOMs: Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage. What
Yuppies turn into when they have children and one of them stops working to stay home with the kids.
STRESS PUPPY: A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out and
SWIPEOUT: An ATM or credit card that has been rendered useless because
the magnetic strip is worn away from extensive use.
XEROX SUBSIDY: Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's
IRRITAINMENT: Entertainment and media spectacles that are annoying but
you find yourself unable to stop watching them.
PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE: The fine art of whacking the shit out of an
electronic device to get it to work again.
ADMINISPHERE: The rarefied organizational layers beginning just above
therank and file. Decisions that fall from the adminisphere are often
profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant to the problems they were
designed to solve.
404: Someone who's clueless. From the World Wide Web error message "404
Not Found," meaning that the requested document could not be located.
GENERICA: Features of the American landscape that are exactly the same
no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls,
OHNOSECOND: That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize that
you've just made a BIG mistake.
WOOFYs: Well Off Older Folks
06-05-2002, 11:05 AM #2
lol pretty funny.
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