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> NEW WORDS FOR 2001 
> 
> *	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. 
> *	CUBE FARM: An office filled with cubicles. 
> *	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. 
> *	SITCOMs: (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. 
> *	STARTER MARRIAGE: A short-lived first marriage that ends in divorce
> with no kids, no property and no regrets. 
> *	STRESS PUPPY: A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out and
> whiny. 
> *	SWIPED OUT: An ATM or credit card that has been rendered useless
> because the magnetic strip is worn away from extensive use. 
> *	XEROX SUBSIDY: Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's
> workplace. 
> *	ASSMOSIS: The process by which some people seem to absorb success
> and advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard. 
> *	IRRITAINMENT: Entertainment and media spectacles that are annoying
> but you find yourself unable to stop watching them. The O.J. trials were a
> prime example. Bill Clinton's shameful video Grand Jury testimony is
> another. 
> *	PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE: The fine art of whacking the heck out of an
> electronic device to get it to work again. 
> *	VULCAN NERVE PINCH: The taxing hand position required to reach all
> the appropriate keys for certain commands. For instance, the arm reboot
> for a Mac II computer involves simultaneously pressing the Control Key,
> the Command Key, the Return Key, and the Power On key. 
> *	YUPPIE FOOD STAMPS: The ubiquitous $20 bills spewed out of ATMs
> everywhere.  Often used when trying to split the bill after a meal, "We
> each owe $8, but all anybody's got are yuppie food stamps." 
> *	SALMON DAY: The experience of spending an entire day swimming
> upstream only to get screwed and die in the end. 
> *	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. 
> *	404: Someone who's clueless. From the World Wide Web error message
> "404 Not Found," meaning that the requested document could not be
> located." 
> *	GENERICA: Features of the American landscape that are exactly the
> same no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls,
> subdivisions. 
> *	OHNOSECOND: That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize
> that you've just made a BIG mistake. 
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