Monday, January 31, 2005
Assmosis - The process by which some people seem to absorb success and advancement by kissing up to the boss rather than working hard.
Batmobiling - putting up emotional shields. Refers to the retracting armor that covers the Batmobile as in “she started talking marriage and he started batmobiling”
Blamestorming - A group discussion of why a deadline was missed or a project failed and who was responsible.
Egosurfing - Scanning the Net, databases, etc., for one’s own name
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.
Keyboard Plaque- The disgusting buildup of dirt and crud found on some people’s computer keyboards.
Perot - To quit unexpectedly. “My cellular phone just perot’ed.”
SITCOMs - What yuppies turn into when they have children and one of them stops working to stay home with the kids. “Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive Mortgage”
Umfriend - One with whom one has a sexual relationship; as in, “this is Dale, my...um...friend.”