X Office Lingo
Sitting around in a group discussing why a deadline
was missed or a project failed, and who was responsible.
Hard-core exercise and weight-lifting fanatics who
look down on anyone who doesn't work out obsessively.
An office filled with cubicles.
Scanning the Net, databases, print media and so
on, looking for references to one's own name.
The peak year of something's or someone's popularity.
"Barney the Dinosaur's Elvis year was 1993."
who's clueless. "Don't bother asking him; he's 404."
From the WWW error message "404 Not Found", meanig
the requested document couldn't be located.
People who always seem to have their idea generators
The disgusting buildup of dirt and crud found on
The online, wired generation's answer to the couch
That minuscule fraction of time in which you realize
that you've just made a big mistake.
quit unexpectedly, as in "My cellular phone just
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.
What yuppies turn into when they have children and
one of them stops working to stay home with the
kids. Stands for Single Income, Two Children, Oppressive
quirt the Bird:
To transmit a signal to a satellite.
A short-lived first marriage that ends in divorce
with no kids, no property and no regrets.
A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out
Swiped Out: An
ATM or credit card that has been rendered useless
because the magnetic strip is worn away from extensive
People who take training classes just to get a vacation
from their jobs. "We had three serious students
in the class; the rest were just tourists."
Hacker slang for documentation or other printed
Euphemism for being fired.
Euphemism for swiping free photocopies from one's