At the office ...
CEOverkill n. When your boss makes you complete a ridiculous task that takes an insane amount of time and will never be useful to anyone.
Conference Crawl n. The incredible, physics-defying manner in which time slows down during a conference call.
Golden Paratrooper n. Someone who is constantly failing upward and benefiting outrageously from his/her apparent failures.
Messenger n. A delivery person who inevitably arrives while you’re in the bathroom.
Promotion Sickness n. The queasy feeling one gets when someone really stupid gets promoted. (He's such a kiss up. His golden paratrooping gives me promotion sickness.)
Reply-arrhea n. E-mail incontinence; the inability to stop hitting Reply to All.
On e-mail ...
Case v. To use the jarring style of ALL CAPITAL LETTERS in an e-mail. Also known as virtual shouting. (Dude, quit casing me!)
e-mnesia n. The condition of having sent or received an e-mail and having no recollection of it whatsoever.
And just when trade show travel is about to begin for the year, you need to know about ...
Scary-on n. A piece of luggage that’s clearly too big to fit into a plane’s overhead compartment.
Sluggage n. Luggage that always seems to come out of baggage claim last. (I’ll get there later. Just waiting on my sluggage.)
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