Verboticism: Industricators

'Why do you always carry that file folder?'

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.

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Industricators

petaj

Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: in-DUST-ri-caters

Sentence: Memo To: WOT Team..... From: WOT Team Leader %%%%%%%%%%%% Hi Team, The big boss is coming to visit on Friday. Please make sure that you have a good selection of industricators and suggestoilibles on hand to ensure that she leaves with 'right' impression. We don't want her to think that WOT stands for Waste of Time. ta, oh and please eat this memo before Friday.

Etymology: industry + indicator + extricate (could get the lazy staffer an allayoffment, and out of a sticky situation)

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Comments: Industricators

purpleartichokes - 2007-06-13: 10:39:00
LOVE the sentence!

jadenguy - 2007-06-13: 12:15:00
if the definition was having too many awesome words and not being able to choose, my word would be petajalot.

jadenguy - 2007-06-13: 12:26:00
if the definition was having too many awesome words and not being able to choose, my word would be petajalot.

jadenguy - 2007-06-13: 12:27:00
...dont' refresh AND send post data or whatever.

petaj - 2007-06-13: 18:33:00
The other one I had that I discarded was apparaphertoilia. Paraphernalia to create an appearance of toil.