Verboticism: Nonplusplus

Nonplusplus

artr

Created by: artr

Definition: v. To suddenly discover that your most troublesome personality defect, for which you have been taking medication and/or therapy, is actually your greatest asset. n. A perceived weakness which is actually a strength.

Pronunciation: nänˈpləspləs

Sentence: The fact that Jerry was unsure what to do and accomplished little made him perfect for his government job. It turned out to be a nonplusplus. He even developed a theory and an entire unofficial training program entitled DYNAMIC INACTION in which you look very busy working in one direction only to reverse course before you get to any measurable goal. The net result; status quo. Not only do you NOT rock the boat, you confine all your activity to the dock.

Etymology: nonplus (surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react) + plus (an advantage)

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Comments: Nonplusplus

splendiction - 2009-07-31: 18:01:00
"DYNAMIC INACTION" - hilarious! Good word