Buzz Words for 2003

  1. > WORDS FOR 2003
    >
    > > 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.
    >
    > 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
    > potato.
    >
    > STRESS PUPPY:
    > A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out
    > and whiny.
    >
    > XEROX SUBSIDY:
    > Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's
    > workplace.
    >
    > PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE:
    > The fine art of whacking the crap out of an
    > electronic device to get it to
    > work again.
    >
    > 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.
    >
    > OHNOSECOND:
    > That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize
    > that you've just made a
    > really BIG mistake.
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  2. 8 Comments

  3. by   funnygirl_rn
    Heehee!
  4. by   jnette
    LOVE these !!!

    ESPECIALLY the Seagull Mgr., Assmosis (too funny) and Salmon Day !
  5. by   debbyed
    Percussive Maintenance...What a fine art indeed
  6. by   Rapheal
    Oh these are too good!!!!!
  7. by   bedpan
    :chuckle

    Yup - these were just C&P'd to send out to my e-mail list !!!

    :chuckle
  8. by   altomga
    love it...........totally!!!
  9. by   krispynurse
    HeeHeeHeeHeeHawHawHawHawHooHooHooHoo :roll :roll :roll Good one!!!
  10. by   nowplayingEDRN
    I happen to have a Seagull manager...... hehehehehehehe :chuckle

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