Verboticism: Protocoldshoulder

'Please do not talk to me while we are in the office.'

DEFINITION: v., To ignore a "friend" at work because you don't want anyone else to know that you are friends. n., A co-worker and secret "best friend" with whom it is best to keep your friendship confidential.

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Protocoldshoulder

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: pro/toe/cold/shol/dur

Sentence: Whenever I encounter my barhopping buddy/CEO at work I am given the protocoldshoulder.

Etymology: protocol (official formality and etiquette) + cold shoulder (snub)

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Comments: Protocoldshoulder

Mustang - 2008-09-23: 08:13:00
Exquisite!!

OZZIEBOB - 2008-09-24: 05:46:00
Good word