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    New words

    NEW WORDS FOR 2007
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    >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 what's going on. (This also applies to
    >applause for a promotion because there may be cake.)
    >
    >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".
    >
    >SINBAD.
    >
    >Single working girls. Single income, no boyfriend and desperate.
    >
    >STRESS PUPPY.
    >
    >A person who seems to thrive on being stressed out and whiny.
    >
    >PERCUSSIVE MAINTENANCE.
    >
    >The fine art of whacking the crap 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" ๏ฟฝEUR " 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 realize that you've just made
    >a BIG mistake (e.g. you've hit 'reply all')
    >
    >AEROPLANE BLONDE.
    >
    >One who has bleached/dyed her hair but still has a 'black box'.
    >
    >BEER COAT.
    >
    >The invisible but warm coat worn when walking home after a booze cruise at
    >3am.
    >
    >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.
    >
    >BRITNEY SPEARS.
    >
    >Modern Slang for 'beers', e.g. "Couple of Britney's 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 naught in there worth seeing.
    >
    >MONKEY BATH.
    >
    >A bath so hot, that when lowering yourself in, you go: "Oo!Oo!Oo!
    >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.
    >
    >PEARLHARBOUR.
    >
    >Cold (weather). An example of it would be - "It's a bit Pearl Harbor" 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
    >
    >TART FUEL.
    >
    >Bottled premixed spirits, regularly consumed by young women

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    Good Lord, how can you add to that..
    Farken beauuuutiful.

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    I got that email last week as well...

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    It was also circulated as 'New words for 2006' last year.

    Still good though.

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