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    For all you office-workers:-

    enjoy . . .

    Adminisphere: The rarefied organizational layers beginning just above the rank and file. Decisions that fall from there are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant.

    Alpha Geek: The most knowledgeable, technically proficient person in an office or work group.

    Batmobiling: Putting up an emotional shield just as a relationship enters that intimate, vulnerable stage.

    Beepilepsy: The brief seizure people sometimes suffer when their beepers go off, especially in vibrator mode. Characterized by physical spasms, goofy facial expressions, and stopping speech in mid-sentence.

    Bio-break: Techie euphemism for using the toilet.

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

    Blue-sky thinking: Idealistic or visionary ideas - not always with practical application

    Brain dump: To tell everything you know about a particular topic

    Body Nazis: Hard-core exercise and weight-lifting fanatics who look down on anyone who doesn't work out excessively.

    Bozon: A unit of stupidity. "Is it just me, or is there always a high bozon count in Rupert's posts?"

    CGI Joe: A hard-core CGI script programmer with all the social skills and charisma of a plastic action figure.

    Chainsaw consultant: An outside expert brought in to reduce the employee headcount, leaving the top brass with clean hands.

    Chips and Salsa: Chips = hardware, salsa = software. "Well, first we gotta figure out if the problem's in your chips or your salsa."

    Circling the Drain: describes projects that have no more life in them but refuse to die.

    CLM (Career-Limiting Move): Used among microserfs to describe an ill-advised activity. Trashing your boss while he or she is within earshot is a serious CLM.

    Cobweb Site: A World Wide Web Site that hasn't been updated for a long time. A dead web page.

    Crop Dusting: Surreptitious flatulence while passing thru a cube farm, or any other public place, then enjoying the sounds of dismay and disgust this often leads to PRAIRIE DOGGING.

    Cube farm: An office filled with cubicles.

    Decruitment: A corporate euphemism for laying off workers.

    Dead Tree Edition: The paper version of a publication available in both paper and electronic forms

    Deinstalled : Euphemism for being fired.

    Dorito Syndrome: Feelings of emptiness and dissatisfaction triggered by addictive substances that lack nutritional content.

    Elvis year: the peak year of something's popularity

    EMG: Acronym for Empty Magnanimous Gesture. As in: "We think your idea is great and would love to fund it, but [insert excuse here]."

    Emotags: Mock HTML tags (<smile>, <smirk>) used in WWW-related e-mail and newsgroups in place of ASCII emoticons (faces).

    Geeking out: When the computer nerds start playing on a computer
    during a noncomputer-related social event.

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

    Get our ducks in a row: Have arrangements efficiently ordered

    Glazing: sleeping with your eyes open. A popular pastime at conferences and early-morning meetings.

    Gray Matter: Older, experienced business people hired by young entrepreneurial firms looking to appear more reputable and established.
    warning: "gray" ("the g-word") is out in some firms

    Irritainment: Entertainment and media spectacles that are annoying, but you find yourself unable to stop watching them.

    Joined-up thinking: Taking into account how things affect each other - not looking at something in isolation

    Low-hanging fruit: The easiest targets

    Open-Collar Workers: People who work at home or telecommute.

    Prairie Dogging: When someone yells or drops something loudly in a "cube farm" (an office full of cubicles) and everyone's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on.

    Push the envelope: Improve performance by going beyond commonly accepted boundaries

    Seagull Manager: A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, "poops" over everything and then leaves.

    SITCOM: Stands for 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.

    Square-headed Girlfriend: Another word for a computer. The victim of a square-headed girlfriend is a "computer widow."

    Stress puppy: a person who thrives on being stressed-out and whiny.

    The helicopter view: An overview

    The hole in the bucket - it only takes one employee to put the whole company at risk.

    Treeware: Hacker slang for documentation or other printed material.

    Tourists: People who take training classes just to get a vacation from their jobs.

    Umfriend: A sexual relation of dubious standing. "This is Dale, my...um...friend..."

    Under Mouse Arrest: Getting busted for violating an on-line service's rule of conduct.

    WOOFYS: Well Off Older Folks

    Xerox Subsidy: Euphenism for swiping free photocopies from one's workplace.

    404: Someone who is clueless, from the World Wide Web error message "404
    Not Found", meaning the requested document couldn't be located -- Don't
    bother asking him, he's 404.
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    Prairie Dogging: When someone yells or drops something loudly in a "cube farm" (an office full of cubicles) and everyone's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on.


    I got a mental image of this
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    (Original post by Sausage)
    Prairie Dogging: When someone yells or drops something loudly in a "cube farm" (an office full of cubicles) and everyone's heads pop up over the walls to see what's going on.


    I got a mental image of this
    Well done, that's what descriptions are for.
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    yeah but half of them are pants.
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    (Original post by Sausage)
    I got a mental image of this
    Well done, that's what descriptions are for.
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    eh?
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    My Job title is often affectionately referred to as BSOFH: ******* Security Officer From Hell
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    Did you get the memo? I got the memo.
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    I got bebo.
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    did somebody say weeaboo.

    Because I thought I just heard somebody say weeaboo.
 
 
 
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