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New words for 2007
ifihadahif Posted: Mon Jan 15 16:43:47 2007 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Just got this in my email today :

New Words for 2007

Essential vocabulary additions for the workplace (and elsewhere)!

1. BLAMESTORMING : Sitting around in a group, discussing why a
deadline was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.

2. SEAGULL MANAGER: A manager, who flies in, makes a lot of noise,
craps on everything, and then leaves.

3. ASSMOSIS: The process by which some people seem to absorb success
and advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard

4. SALMON DAY : The experience of spending an entire day swimming
upstream only to get screwed and die in the end.

5. CUBE FARM : An office filled with cubicles.

6. 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.

7. MOUSE POTATO : The on-line, wired generation's answer to the couch
potato.

8. SITCOMs: Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage.
What Yuppies get into when they have children and one of them stops
working to stay home with the kids.

9. STRESS PUPPY : A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out
and whiny.

10. SWIPEOUT: An ATM or credit card that has been rendered useless
because magnetic strip is worn away from extensive use.

11. XEROX SUBSIDY : Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's
workplace.

12. IRRITAINMENT: Entertainment and media spectacles that are Annoying
but you find yourself unable to stop watching them.

13. PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE : The fine art of whacking the crap out of
an electronic device to get it to work again. Often feel like doing
this to my computer------

14. ADMINISPHERE : The rarefied organizational layers beginning just
above the rank and file. Decisions that fall from the adminisphere are
often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant to the problems they were
designed to solve.

15. 404 : Someone who's clueless. From the World Wide Web error
Message "404 Not Found," meaning that the requested site could not be
located.

16. GENERICA : Features of the American landscape that are exactly the
same no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls, and subdivisions.

17. OHNO-SECOND : That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize
that you've just made a BIG mistake. Like after hitting send on an email by mistake).

18. WOOFS : Well-Off Older Folks.

19. CROP DUSTING : Surreptitiously passing gas while passing through a
Cube Farm.



 
J. Posted: Mon Jan 15 19:24:35 2007 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Love it! Thanks, Mr. Hif.


 
DanSRose Posted: Tue Jan 16 01:54:48 2007 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Algebraic!: Awesome to the third power
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4091636603923402551

This is the most wonderful thing.


 
DanSRose Posted: Wed Jan 17 01:04:34 2007 Post | Quote in Reply  
  That link's dead. poop
here you go
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nlS15vuFUL8


 
antartica Posted: Fri Jan 19 04:32:35 2007 Post | Quote in Reply  
  sweeeet

and i personally know a
2. SEAGULL MANAGER: A manager, who flies in, makes a lot of noise,
craps on everything, and then leaves.

i took over his job, only diff is that he was called "manager" and i'm called engineer... so no prizes for guessing pay difference... same job aye... bleah


 
ifihadahif Posted: Fri Jan 19 06:34:48 2007 Post | Quote in Reply  
  antartica said:
>sweeeet
>
>and i personally know a
>2. SEAGULL MANAGER: A manager, who flies in, makes a lot of noise,
>craps on everything, and then leaves.
>
>i took over his job, only diff is that he was called "manager" and i'm called engineer... so no prizes for guessing pay difference... same job aye... bleah
>
Good to see you back Ant.


 
mat_j Posted: Sun Jan 21 12:09:38 2007 Post | Quote in Reply  
  Hey brer ant cool to see you!


 



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