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

    2. SEAGULL MANAGER A manager/director 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
    turn into when they have children & one of them stops working to stay home
    with the kids.

    9. PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE The fine art of whacking the crap out of an
    electronic device to get it to work again.

    10. 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.

    11. 404 Someone who's clueless

    12. OHNOSECOND That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize that
    you've just made a BIG mistake.

    13. WOOFies Well Off Older Folks

    14. CROP DUSTING Surreptitiously passing wind while walking through a
    cube farm, then enjoying the sounds of dismay and disgust--leads to
    PRAIRIE DOGGING.

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    Default Re: New Workplace Words

    Quote Originally Posted by UndercoverGator View Post

    2. SEAGULL MANAGER A manager/director who flies in, makes a lot of noise,
    craps on everything and then leaves.
    What do you call a boss that flies in, takes one of the female sales reps to a hotel to shag her? Coz thats what mine just did.
    No man is worth your tears, but once you find one that is, he won't make you cry
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