Verboticism: Breprimand

'I won't mention any names...'

DEFINITION: n. A staff meeting where the boss berates the entire team because the boss is too spineless to directly confront the one person who is actually causing all the problems.

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Created by: Lapper

Pronunciation: BREP-ree-mand

Sentence: Even though the EIC knew Johnson had slipped up on the reports, he gave the whole department a firm breprimand regarding its "inefficiency" so as to keep Johnson's vital funding as long as possible.

Etymology: Broad and reprimand.

Points: 734

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