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'I quit! I'm free!'

DEFINITION: n. A feeling of euphoria which occurs when you finally quit your boring, mind-numbingly dull, and emotionally unrewarding job. v. To quit your job and feel good about it.

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Defunging

Created by: groklord

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this word comes from the latin root "defung", meaning 'to quit'. - groklord, 2007-05-04: 19:48:00

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Yippeefortyfive

Created by: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: yip pee fawr tee fye vvv

Sentence: The sense of yippeefortyfive was enhanced briefly with the succesful part insertion of his report into his line managers.... erm, backup filing system.

Etymology: yippee, p45

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Youforya

Rochelle

Created by: Rochelle

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Sentence: I told them they could keep their lousy job. The youforya was exhilarating.

Etymology: "If I'm not for myself, who will be?" Hillel, a Jewish sage.

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Quittygiddy

artr

Created by: artr

Pronunciation: kwitēgidē

Sentence: Though thoughts of leaving his job as Banal Retention Officer make Jason feel quittygiddy, mortgages, kids in college and living indoors make him stick with euboreia.

Etymology: quit (resign from a job) + giddy (disorienting and alarming, but exciting)

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Quitessence

karenanne

Created by: karenanne

Pronunciation: kwit ES ens

Sentence: Now that she had learned she was soon going to be rich, Wilby Cand decided that it would be great fun to do all those things she had always fantasized about doing if she never had to work again. She slept in on Monday morning, then sent out a company-wide e-mail to let everyone know that she wasn't coming in because she "didn't feel like it" and anyway, "Work screws with my buzz." She went on to describe her distaste with her boss's body odor, in addition to some of his personal habits, such as picking his nose when he thought no one was looking. She said it was too bad that he would be in charge of the whole company soon, since the big boss was "probably about to be prosecuted for fraud and/or will die of extreme old age." The e-mail took her a while to write since she also took care to personally mention each of her incompetent colleagues. All in all, it was the quitessence of a perfect day, replete with gratuitous cattiness, embarrassing (for everyone else) revelations, and sweet revenge, not to mention the sleeping-in part. Only after that did she read the letter again and realize that it said that she "COULD BE a winner," not that she WAS a winner....

Etymology: quit + quintessence (the purest or most perfect example of something)

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Truffking

Created by: thefreewheeler

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Sentence: When I told the boss I quit, I tell you, man, I felt a wave of truffking.

Etymology: truff from 'truffle,' a treat. king, 'royalty', feeling empowered like a King or Queen, answerable to no one.

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Whatwillneverhappentome

Created by: mplsbohemian

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Sentence: My life is destroyed because of whatwillneverhappentome.

Etymology: Coined in a fit of despair after being turned down by yet another job possibility and staying stuck in a job that is destroying me.

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Oh dear! There, there. Here's a few points for you. Love, VerbMomtomist. P.S. Try usajobs.com (or course, if you are in the U.S. or fancy living there.) - purpleartichokes, 2007-05-04: 21:15:00

Those three points just made my day. I feel bad for abusing the game--it's just been a little bit beyond one of those days today. And I did think someone else might relate. But tomorrow, I'm off. :D CINCO DE MAYO! I have to keep soldiering, looking for new work, or better yet, looking for more education. Thanks again. PS It could be worse. My job is not dull, but what emotional rewards there are are a pyrrhic victory. - mplsbohemian, 2007-05-04: 22:39:00

I should also say that I went from discovering a job rejection to hitting Verbotomy in about three minutes' time, so I was very hot under the collar. - mplsbohemian, 2007-05-04: 22:41:00

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Deliverdance

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: dee/liver/dans

Sentence: His feeling of deliverdance at quitting his job was so overpowering that he felt like Michael Flatley

Etymology: deliverance + riverdance

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reely impressive - galwaywegian, 2007-05-04: 06:58:00

Oh yes.. that's really good. - pinwheel, 2007-05-04: 07:44:00

thank you - reely (just got that one - funny) - Jabberwocky, 2007-05-04: 11:13:00

petaj by jiggo it is a goody. - petaj, 2007-05-04: 20:22:00

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Liweedom

Created by: idavecook

Pronunciation: Lee Wee Dom

Sentence: The muk wuk jumped with joy for she had finally realized that the Liweedom was inevitable.

Etymology: Linds Weiman is quitting fucking Shitrix, and they can GoTo MyPoo!

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Mcstasy

Created by: Stevenson0

Pronunciation: mc/stuh/see

Sentence: After quitting his McJob, Joe pranced out the front door of McDonald's in a state of mcstasy and danced all the way home, proud that he stood up to and finally made a statement about the exploitive fast food industry of America.

Etymology: McSTASY - noun - from McJOB (a job at McDonald's, or similar type minimum wage job at Wal Mart, KFC, Arby's) + ECSTASY (euphoria, rapturous delight)

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-05-04: 02:10:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd.
Thank you ohmytodd! ~ James

petaj petaj - 2007-05-04: 03:24:00
So many good words already. I'll have to think about this after I exit MPOW, and head for the carpark. (Only vehiciousexiting going on at this time of the day) I wonder if there will be even a minor thrill as I'm only leaving for a long weekend.

Jabberwocky - 2007-05-04: 14:08:00
I heard this one years ago but I can't let the day go without passing it on to people who like funny word combos - Today is Star Wars Day - "May the 4th be with you"!!

wordmeister - 2007-05-06: 23:31:00
Maybe we should do a Star Wars week...

hooterbug hooterbug - 2008-07-14: 11:42:00
Discombobulated! One of my all-time favorite words, nice to see it used.

lumina - 2008-07-14: 14:35:00

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-11-20: 00:02:00
Today's definition was suggested by ohmytodd. Thank you ohmytodd. ~ James