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>Here are the latest terms to add to your vocabulary in the new millennium
>office environment.
>Assmosis - The process by which some people seem to absorb success and
>advancement by kissing up to the boss.
>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.
>Salmon Day - The experience of spending an entire day swimming up stream
>only to get screwed and die in the end.
>Chainsaw Consultant - An outside expert brought in to reduce the
>employee head count, leaving the brass with clean hands.
>CLM - Career Limiting Move - Used by microserfs to describe an ill-
>advised activity. Trashing your boss while he or she is within earshot
>is a serious CLM.
>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.
>Dilberted - To be exploited and oppressed by your boss. Derived from the
>experiences of Dilbert, the geek-in-hell comic strip character. "I've
>been Dilberted again. The old man revised the specs for the fourth time
>this week."
>Flight Risk - Used to describe employees who are suspected of planning
>to leave the company or department soon.
>404 - Someone who's clueless. From the World Wide Web error message
>"404 Not Found", meaning that the requested documentation could not be
>located. "Don't bother asking him...he's 404, man."
>Generica - Features of the American landscape that are exactly the same
>no matter where one is, such as fast food joints, strip malls and
>subdivisions, as in "We were so lost in generica, I forgot what city we
>were in."
>Ohnosecond - That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize that
>you've made a BIG mistake.
>Percussive Maintenance - The fine art of whacking the crap out of an
>electronic device to get it to work again.    (01)

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