Verboticism: Fauxport

Fauxport

Created by: cpeterc

Definition: n. A prop (e.g. papers, files or any non-functional equipment) used to create the illusion of busyness. v. To use office supplies to create the illusion that you are working.

Pronunciation: Fo - Port

Sentence: "Wait - I'll never make it past Mr. Big's office without a Fauxport, This folder will do."

Etymology: Faux = faxe or simulated Port from Passport a document that allows you to travel freely.

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Comments: Fauxport

metrohumanx - 2008-08-06: 16:48:00
Your papers, please....