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'The Boss has just approved my new cost-cutting plan!'

DEFINITION: v. To propose and win approval for cost-saving reforms, which when implemented result in the immediate elimination of your job. n. An ambitious budget-slasher who accidentally cuts themselves out of a job.

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Efficiencease

Created by: splendiction

Pronunciation: Rhymes with \"efficiencies\"

Sentence: Oops! My efficiency plan for the company means that my job is now lost! I’ve made my own efficiencease!

Etymology: A play on efficiencies. efficient + cease

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COMMENTS:

Employmentally challenged! - Nosila, 2009-07-08: 13:21:00

Ha! - splendiction, 2009-07-08: 23:27:00

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Snafrugality

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: snaf ru gal itee

Sentence: When Barney invented a program to measure attendance at work, he didn't anticipate that his time-keeping job might become redundant and he would fall victim to snafrugality.

Etymology: SNAFU (Acronym often used by WW2 soldiers for:Situation Normal, All F****d Up) & Frugality(prudence in avoiding waste)

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Awaltak

Created by: aarginost

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Careericide

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kəri(ə)isīd

Sentence: Rob’s ”Fall on your sword” project had the expected results. Now, going from job interview to job interview, he wonders why he committed this act of careericide. Worse than loosing his job he finds that he has been de-friended by most of his old coworkers on Facebook.

Etymology: career (an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life) + suicide (the action of killing oneself intentionally)

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Amazicution

Created by: jellybean09

Pronunciation: a-mae-zi-que-tion

Sentence: Jelly bean and LolliPOP come together to create an amazicution of a relationship.

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Shanequia

Created by: lindsxomarie

Pronunciation: sha - ney- ka- wa

Sentence: oh no you didnt shanequia.

Etymology: i love shanwquia

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Econohnomics

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: ek on oh no mix

Sentence: When Mr Bill did up his new budget, he had suggested cutting 20 jobs. The numbers sang to his boss, Mr.Sluggo, and so he included Mr. Bill's job in the redundancies. Mr. Bill learned the hard way about econohnomics! Oh Nooooooooo!

Etymology: Economics (financial managment) & Oh No (exclamation of alarm or concern and signature phrase of Mr. Bill, cartoon figure on SNL)

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Discomjobulation

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: dis - com - job - yew - lai - shun

Sentence: Yancey was a thoroughly devoted and ambitious young junior executive and he suffered a major bout of discomjobulation when his innovative and brilliant proposals resulted in his own termination.

Etymology: Play on the word 'discombobulation'.

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COMMENTS:

great word!! - TJayzz, 2008-05-27: 12:55:00

love saying this one - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-27: 10:15:00

a real word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-05-27: 20:18:00

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Sackonomise

Created by: Rutilus

Pronunciation: sak-on-oh-mize

Sentence: Dan's far reaching cost cutting exercise had implications far closer to home than he had anticipated. Management had decided that the need for the company to sackonomise included his job too.

Etymology: sack - dismissal, redundancy; economise - make savings, reduce costs

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Expendthrift

Created by: OZZIEBOB

Pronunciation: ik-SPEND-thrift

Sentence: Sayonara Bob, best wishes for the future, now you know the human cost of being an expendthrift.

Etymology: EXPEND, do away with, To "pay" out, rid 2. Squander THRIFT:Frugality,economy

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very clever - Jabberwocky, 2008-05-27: 10:21:00

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2008-05-27: 00:00:01
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2008-05-27: 10:27:00
so many good words today

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-07-08: 00:03:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James