Adminisphere - The rarified organizational layers above the rank and file that makes decisions that are often profoundly inappropriate or irrelevant.TAGS: Humour
Crop dusting - Surreptitiously farting while passing thru a cube farm, then enjoying the sounds of dismay and disgust; leads to PRAIRIE DOGGING…..
Graybar Land - The place you go while you’re staring at a computer that’s processing something very slowly (while you watch the gray bar creep across the screen). “That CAD rendering put me in graybar land for like an hour.”
Ohnosecond - That minuscule fraction of time during which you realize you’ve just made a terrible error.
Percussive Maintenance - The fine art of whacking the crap out of an electronic device to get it to work again.
Prairie Dogging - When something loud happens in a cube farm, causing heads to pop up over the walls trying to see what’s going on.
Seagull Manager - A manager who flies in, makes a lot of noise, shits over everything and then leaves.
Monday, 3 July 2006
Red Letter has posted a complete A-Z of office slang -- the sort of list that's invaluable to those of us who don't work in a 'cube farm.' Samples: