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'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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Diehardworker

Created by: kateinkorea

Pronunciation: DIE HARD WOR ker

Sentence: “Death by deadlines” was what they wrote on his tombstone. But Charles’s dead end job became the death of him. Charles was always working hard while those around him were hardly working. His diehard devotion to his hard work ethics made him the diehardworker of the year…when he retired permanently of a heart attack.

Etymology: DIEHARD: Firmly, often unreasonably immovable in purpose or will HARDWORKER: Someone who works hard DIE:

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COMMENTS:

Excellent etymology! Excellent verbotomy! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 11:07:00

and if you believe in reincarnation you could have diehardworker2 - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-30: 12:46:00

Awesome word - especially the "death by deadlines" and " working hard while others were hardly working"! - ha ha, sad, though too. - splendiction, 2009-03-30: 20:16:00

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Myocardialinfraction

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: my-oh-card-yal-in-FRACK-shun

Sentence: Montgomery committed the ultimate myocardialinfraction by having a fatal heart attack mere weeks before he was to have gained eligibility for a comfortable retirement package.

Etymology: Blend of 'myocardial' (relating to the tissue of the heart) and 'infraction' (breach; violation; infringement) -- a word play on the medical term myocardial infarction

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Oreyepeefortyfive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: orr eye peee for tee fye v

Sentence: Gecko smiled as the oreyepeefortyfive was carried past his office. Another saving for the pension fund

Etymology: R.I P. P.45

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Myocardialinfraction

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: my-oh-card-yal-in-FRACK-shun

Sentence: Elwood committed the ultimate myocardialinfraction by having a fatal heart attack mere weeks before he was to have gained eligibility for a comfortable retirement package.

Etymology: Blend of 'myocardial' (relating to the tissue of the heart) and 'infraction' (breach; violation; infringement) -- a word play on the medical term myocardial infarction.

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COMMENTS:

nice combo - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-30: 12:51:00

I wonder if they docked his last paycheck for this "infraction" - mweinmann, 2009-03-30: 16:37:00

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Slayedoff

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: slayd off

Sentence: Jim was in stiff competiton at his company's corpserate headquarters for an execute-ive position. He literally worked himself to death after graduating autopsy of his class in the lethal firm. His smartyrdom had grave consequences for him when he was slayedoff 2 weeks before his retirement. Luckily his popularity and wake-fullness put the "fun" in his funeral and a ghoul time was had by all. There was a bouquet of rein-carnations with a card saying: RIP, Jim. It was to die for...

Etymology: Slayed (killed, dead) & Wordplay on "Laid Off" (terminated from a job)

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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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COMMENTS:

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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Employded

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: em-ploi-ded

Sentence: Ralph worked on the overnight crew. His co-workers knew he often stayed beyond his prescribed time. What they didn't know was that Ralph had passed from employed to employeded, from a member of the graveyard shift to a graveyard stiff. If Mary hadn't gone to Ralph's office to retrieve her stapler, he might still be there still.

Etymology: employed (having a job) + dead (deceased)

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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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Avocadaver

mrskellyscl

Created by: mrskellyscl

Pronunciation: a-vo-ca-da-ver

Sentence: No one really knew Allen, even though he had worked in the office for almost 30 years. He was such a conscientious employee that he was often seen sitting at his desk in his cubicle at all hours of the day and night. He even kept a spare suit in his office and a drawer full of snacks, so it never occurred to anyone that there could be an avocadaver in the corner cubbie for nearly a week. When the office began to reek, the other employees all started to accuse their coworkers of leaving a tuna sandwich or something worse sitting out somewhere. Everyone denied that it was their sandwich and declared that it wasn't their responsibility to clean it up. So they all kept working and pretended they didn't smell anything.

Etymology: avocation -- profession, occupation: cadaver -- dead body

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nice one mrs kelly - galwaywegian, 2009-03-30: 07:03:00

Great choice of words and blending that really fit the definitions. Terrorific word! - silveryaspen, 2009-03-30: 11:09:00

funny - Jabberwocky, 2009-03-30: 12:44:00

hilarious and so stereotypical of the "environment" in which so many of us work.... - mweinmann, 2009-03-30: 16:37:00

petaj So what finally killed him off? Poison avocado? - petaj, 2009-03-31: 05:14:00

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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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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