Friday, February 09, 2007


When I read this from a fellow blogger called Forward of the day, I couldn't resist sharing this woman's rather whimsical approach on the work force:
Enjoy the show~

New OFFICE Words for 2007
Essential vocabulary additions for the workplace!!!
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 couch potato.

8. DINK: Dual Income, No Kids.

9. 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.

10: WOOFS : Well-Off Older Folks.

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

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

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

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

15. 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

16. 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.

17. 404: Someone who's clueless. From the World Wide Web error Message "404 Not Found," meaning that the requested site could not be located.

18. 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. -

19. OHNOSECOND: 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).

20. CROP DUSTING: Surreptitiously passing gas while passing through a cube farm.

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Anonymous said...

Tarzhae features many young sea gull managers.

They fly in there at 24 or 25 years old, crap all over the hired hands, waddle all over the merchandise, and then leave their shift in chaos. A different SGM then saunters in and repeats the above process.

Ad nauseum.


Anonymous said...

I love those words!! they make so much sense..well at least some do...