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Friday, December 02, 2005

New Words for 2005

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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 all over everything, and then leaves.

ASSMOSIS:The process by which some people seem to absorb success and advancement by kissing the boss's butt rather than working hard.

SALMON DAY:The experience of spending an entire day swimming upstream only to get screwed and die in the end.

GENERICA:Features of the North American landscape that is exactly the same no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls, subdivisions.

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

MOUSE POTATO:The on-line, wired generation's answer to the couch potato.

WOOFYS:Well Off Older Folks

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.

CROP DUSTING:Surreptitious flatulence while passing thru a cube farm, or any other public place, then enjoying the sounds of dismay and disgust (this often leads to prairie dogging).