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    New words for 2004 Work-place vocabulary


    > TESTICULATING

    > Waving your arms around and talking Bollocks.


    > 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, cr*ps on everything, and
    then leaves.



    > ASSMOSIS.

    > The process by which people seem to absorb success and advancement by
    sucking 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.



    > 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 that's going on. (This
    also applies to applause from a promotion because there may be cake.)



    > 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 or start a "home business".


    > STRESS PUPPY.

    > A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out and whiny.



    > PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE.

    > The fine art of whacking the cr*p out of an electronic device to get
    it to work again.


    > ADMINISPHERE.

    > The rarefied organisational 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.
    This is often affiliated with the dreaded "administrivia" needless
    paperwork and processes.



    > 404.

    > Someone who's clueless. From the World Wide Web error message "404 Not
    Found," meaning that the requested document could not be located.


    > OHNOSECOND

    > That minuscule fraction of time in which you realise that you've just
    made a BIG mistake (e.g. you've hit 'reply all')







    > New Oxford Dictionary definitions



    > GOING FOR A McSHIT

    > Entering a fast food restaurant with no intention of buying food,
    you're just going to the bog. If challenged by a pimply staff member,
    your declaration to them that you'll buy their food afterwards is
    known as a McShit with Lies.


    > AEROPLANE BLONDE

    > One who has bleached/dyed her hair but still has a 'black box'.



    > AUSSIE KISS

    > Similar to a French Kiss, but given down under.



    > BEER COAT

    > The invisible but warm coat worn when walking home after a booze
    cruise at 3am in the morning.



    > BEER COMPASS

    > The invisible device that ensures your safe arrival home after booze
    cruise, even though you're too drunk to remember where you live, how
    you got here, and where you've come from.



    > BOBFOC

    > Body Off Baywatch, Face Off Crimewatch.



    > BREAKING THE SEAL

    > Your first pee in the pub, usually after 2 hours of drinking. After
    breaking the seal of your bladder, repeat visits to the toilet will
    be required every 10 or 15 minutes for the rest of the night.



    > BRITNEY SPEARS

    > Modern Slang for 'beers', e. g. "Couple of Britneys please"



    > GREYHOUND

    > A very short skirt, only an inch from the hare.



    > JOHNNY-NO-STARS

    > A young man of substandard intelligence, the typical adolescent who
    works in a burger restaurant. The 'no-stars' comes from the badges
    displaying stars that staff at fast-food restaurants often wear to
    show their level of training.


    > MILLENNIUM DOMES

    > The contents of a Wonderbra, i. e. extremely impressive when viewed
    from the outside, but there's actually nought in there worth seeing.



    > MONKEY BATH

    > A bath so hot, that when lowering yourself in, you go: "Oo! Oo! Ho!
    Aa!Aa!Aa!".



    > MYSTERY BUS

    > The bus that arrives at the pub on Friday night while you're in the
    toilet after your 10th pint, and whisks away all the unattractive
    people so the pub is suddenly packed with stunners when you come back
    in.



    > MYSTERY TAXI

    > The taxi that arrives at your place on Saturday morning before you
    wake up, whisks away the stunner you slept with, and leaves a
    10-Pinter in your bed instead.



    > NELSON MANDELA

    > Rhyming Slang for 'Stella' (the lager).



    > PEARL HARBOUR

    > Cold (weather). An example of it would be - "It's a bit Pearl Harbour"
    out there (there's a nasty nip in the air)



    > PICASSO BUM

    > A woman whose knickers are too small for her, so she looks like she's
    got four buttocks.

    >

    > SALAD DODGER

    > An excellent phrase for an overweight person.



    > SWAMP-DONKEY

    > A deeply unattractive woman.



    > TART FUEL

    > Bottled Alcopops, e.g. Hooch, regularly consumed by young women.

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