New Job Descriptions/2003/workplace References:

  1. 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.

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

    VULCAN NERVE PINCH:
    The taxing hand position required reaching all the appropriate
    keys for some computer commands.

    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.

    DUHITIS:
    The direction/observation given by someone of authority to
    another professional during a common-sense situation.

    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.

    MOUSE POTATO:
    The on-line answer to the couch potato.
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  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   P_RN
    Betts you are a hoot!
  4. by   betts
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