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Ripfortyfive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: or eye pee for tee fyve

Sentence: his acceptance of his ripfortyfive save the company a fortune on a pension

Etymology: RIP P45

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Jobcorpse

Created by: silveryaspen

Pronunciation: job corpse

Sentence: Be careful, for there is distress in any job corps. Don't let it become a deathstress and turn you into a jobcorpse!

Etymology: JOB - work. CORPSE - a dead body. JOB CORPS - any job group or work force. It has become widely used to refer to a goverment job training program for teens and very young adults, but can mean any job group or work force.

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COMMENTS:

Is this an elite group? Great word! - rombus, 2009-03-30: 08:29:00

Awesome word! - kateinkorea, 2009-03-30: 10:01:00

Perhaps, Rombus, for after all people are dying to get in! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 11:25:00

nice word but disturbing concept - this would have been a good definition for Halloween - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-30: 12:50:00

scary thought.....I'll try to take this advice myself!! Great Word! - mweinmann, 2009-03-30: 16:34:00

Excellent word - many interpretations. It is frightening that we often make corpses out of our youth. But aside from that, I do sometimes feel like a jobcorpse at work... - splendiction, 2009-03-30: 20:13:00

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Exexecutive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: eks eks ek yew tiv

Sentence: John went from clerk to supervisor to senior supervisor to junior executive, to senior executive to exexecutive in four years two months, a record in the department. Nobody knew hie surname.

Etymology: executive, ex

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work will kill you - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-30: 12:47:00

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Careerpathaway

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ca-REAR-path-a-way

Sentence: Glenda was valiantly trying to stay at work to not only get a golden handshake, but also another lot of long service leave. Her fatal mistake was to sign up for on-the-job-slaining as part of her continuing professional development. Unfortunately it led to her careerpathaway.

Etymology: career path + pass away

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COMMENTS:

Very funny and really good word. - kateinkorea, 2009-03-30: 10:05:00

I will long remember on-the-job-slaining with its double entendre'. Careerpathaway was also a great choice of words, and great blending. Superb verbotomy. - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 11:02:00

fun to say - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-30: 12:45:00

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Lieoff

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: līôf

Sentence: It was clear that Ralph wanted his full retirement. Through several mergers and stiff reductions, he had steadfastly resisted buy-outs and other offers to take an early pink-slip. He now has taken a non-voluntary lieoff as he was found taking a dirt-nap on the floor of his office. Ever the diligent worker, he had just completed the paperwork for taking a personal day, his first in 25 years.

Etymology: lie (be in or assume a horizontal or resting position on a supporting surface) layoff (a discharge, esp. temporary, of a worker or workers)

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In looking at your 'score details' I noticed that you didn't vote for a single verbotomy all last week. I'm curious to know why not? - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 19:33:00

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Heartattaxed

Created by: rombus

Pronunciation: hart + attak + sd

Sentence: Nathan was forced to take retirement today. He was toasting his bagel in the lunch room and went down clutching his cream cheese to his chest. Because of his age, bad eating habits and penchant for work at the age of 83, he was heartattaxed and never received his enormous pension.

Etymology: Heart Attack and Axed -- Coronary and Terminated or Cancelled.

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Perhaps it was a combo of the job and the being taxed to death that led to heartattaxed! Great blending! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 11:06:00

terrific - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-30: 12:48:00

Fantastic. Your word also has "taxed" in it; working for so long and being taxed, too. - splendiction, 2009-03-30: 20:08:00

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Tombinate

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: toom in ayt

Sentence: Overworked and stressed, Bob finally had enough one day and collapsed at his desk. The EMT's were unable to save him, so he expired while on the clock. Bob had worked at the company for over 30 years until he decided to tombinate his employment. Bob sold life insurance, his specialty was sudden death cases. But sadly this underwriter is now in the underworld.

Etymology: Tomb (a place for the burial of a corpse) & Terminate (bring to an end or halt;concluding the employment of)

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Employcroakment

Created by: remistram

Pronunciation: emm-ploy-croke-ment

Sentence: Troy knew that employcroakment was in his future, so he made sure that he always wore clean underwear to work.

Etymology: employment + croak

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Acutedeceasedpensionfund

Created by: abrakadeborah

Pronunciation: Ah-cute-de-ceased-pen-shun-fund

Sentence: Old single Mr.Workaholic, dropped dead in his office from overworking and over stressing. Busybody Betty and Geeky Gary were chatting away at the office water cooler about, "what good is an "acutedeceasedpensionfund" if you over work your life away with a long term career and croak before an employee could ever collect any pension money for such hard work?"

Etymology: Acute;a rapid onset; Deceased;No longer living. Pensionfund;A pension fund is a pool of assets forming an independent legal entity that are bought with the contributions to a pension plan for the exclusive purpose of financing pension plan benefits for when a person retires or leaves a company... ~:-0 Acutedeceasedpensionfund;The fact that a pensionfund "ceases to exist when you're deceased."

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metrohumanx I LIKE it verrrrry much! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-31: 02:33:00

Thank you! Magnanimous-Metrohumanx :) - abrakadeborah, 2009-04-01: 16:50:00

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Stifferstaffer

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: stif fer staf fer

Sentence: When Bob keeled over at his desk, while on his computer, he gave a whole new meaning to the word "terminal". He had worked hard, too hard and with only a year to retirement, he should have been winding down, not taking on more work. He expired instead of retired. He was now a stifferstaffer. Now there would be stiff competition for his job and the plot thickens... Like vultures on some hapless carrion, his team-mates swooped his desk to claim his supplies and earthly utensils. They picked it clean in five minutes. When the boss came out of his office to investigate, he shouted at them all, "Can't you buzzards wait until they take Bob away first??"

Etymology: Stiffer (more rigid;more dead) & Staffer (an employee, someone paid to do a job)

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COMMENTS:

Your mind certainly comes to terms with wit and humor, even when writing about the 'terminal' ... I may never sit, with ease, at one again! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 11:22:00

Your end of the lines and verbotomy are top of the line! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 11:24:00

Cheers, silvery...the end justifies the means! - Nosila, 2009-03-30: 22:17:00

metrohumanx Nice, concise, precise! - metrohumanx, 2009-03-31: 02:29:00

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Comments:

silveryaspen - 2009-03-30: 02:06:00
Song of the Day: "Take this Job and Shove It" ... or should that be shovel it?!!!

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-03-30: 07:18:00
Shovel it, about six feet under ~ James

'I guess Bob isn't going to get his pension...'

DEFINITION: v. To expire, pass away or kick the bucket while at the office; often occurs when someone is overworked, underpaid, and desperately trying to hang on for a full pension. n. A person who has been suddenly, and permanently, terminated while a work.

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