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DEFINITION: n. The art of sneaking to the office kitchen without having to take orders from your colleagues for coffee, or tea, or anything... v. To sneak in and out of the office kitchen without getting caught.

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Goferstwhile

Created by: Mustang

Pronunciation: GO - first - whyl

Sentence: Once the office errand girl and flunky at large, Miranda had found a way to surreptitiously avoid those tasks she'd become expected to run, and had become a goferstwhile extraordinaire.

Etymology: blend of gofer (errand boy/girl) and erstwhile (formerly)

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COMMENTS:

neat blend - Jabberwocky, 2008-06-13: 10:34:00

Lovely word - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-15: 20:09:00

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Subterfridge

Created by: porsche

Pronunciation: sub/ter/frij

Sentence: With careful subterfridge, Jill was able to disappear beside the fridge and take an uninterupted coffee break

Etymology: subterfuge (trick used to escape) + fridge

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COMMENTS:

Very good porsche! - purpleartichokes, 2007-03-30: 11:17:00

thanks very much purpleartichokes - porsche, 2007-03-30: 12:13:00

Shrewd. Beats everything remotely ninja-related. Except possibly heroes in a half-shell. - Bulletchewer, 2007-03-30: 12:58:00

petaj That's an unenticing environment under the fridge. Hope that's only coffee grounds in Jill's mug. - petaj, 2007-04-01: 02:36:00

Excellent! - pinwheel, 2007-04-01: 07:57:00

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Ninjava

Created by: Alchemist

Pronunciation: nin-JAH-vah

Sentence: Every day, Bret would miraculously appear several times with freshly brewed coffee in his mug, while his colleagues went dry. He was a true master of the art of ninjava.

Etymology: ninja, java (slang for coffee)

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COMMENTS:

Curse you for being an earlier bird than I! - ErWenn, 2007-03-30: 08:39:00

Ahhh...one must rise early to learn the art of verbotoninja...:-) - Alchemist, 2007-03-30: 09:38:00

love it!! - Jabberwocky, 2007-03-30: 09:54:00

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Laterwaiter

Created by: Javeson1

Pronunciation: later waiter

Sentence: I refuse to wait on my office mates; I am a Laterwaiter indeed!

Etymology: see you later + waiter

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Respiting

Created by: LittleLula

Pronunciation:

Sentence: Every morning at 10:15, Cathy makes a beeline for the breakroom, respiting her colleagues before they can make any requests.

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Stealthyeating

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: stelth ee eet ing

Sentence: Jane Bond was the Queen of stealthyeating. She'd be sitting at her desk one minute and a minute later she'd have a full meal miraculously appear at her work station. No one could figure how she made it to the kitchen and back without anyone knowing. Little did they know their mild-mannered administrative assistant had been trained by the CIA in covert cusinary capers.

Etymology: Stealthy (marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed) & Wordplay on Healthy Eating (Conciously ingesting only nutritious foods)

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COMMENTS:

she must have been from Cavan (where they eat their dinner from a drawer) - galwaywegian, 2011-03-07: 13:49:00

She was definitely from the Copa Cavana - Nosila, 2011-03-07: 14:39:00

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Galleyraid

Created by: Nosila

Pronunciation: gal lee rayd

Sentence: There's a girl who leads a life of danger. To everyone she meets she stays a stranger. With every move she makes, another chance she takes... Odds are she won't work here tomorrow. Galleyraid Woman, Galleyraid Woman. You've enjoyed your last covert break, no more stealth raids will you take. Your caffeine fix here is on time that is borrowed. (Sung to and with apologies to Johnny Rivers "Secret Agent Man")

Etymology: Galley (Area for food preparation on a ship or airliner;a small kitchen) & Raid (a sudden short attack;enter someone else's territory and take spoils)

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COMMENTS:

mrskellyscl It always tastes better when you've raid it yourself - shaken, not stirred. - mrskellyscl, 2009-10-16: 05:55:00

Galleyraid leads a dangerous life of aversion...cheers to her! - splendiction, 2009-10-16: 19:09:00

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Rationdashin

Created by: azazn

Pronunciation: Rash-in-Dash-in

Sentence: Lots of people around, looks like I'll be doin a little rationdashin.

Etymology: Ration: as in an amount of food. Dashin: as in a sudden movement

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Creepuccino

Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: creep/uh/cheeno

Sentence: Every day it gets more difficult to sidle past my co-workers to practice the ancient art of creepuccino. Yesterday I almost got caught because of the frothy mustache.

Etymology: creep (sneak) + cappuccino

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COMMENTS:

Like it - Rutilus, 2008-06-13: 12:25:00

re: mustache. Perhaps you should shave? - wordmeister, 2008-06-13: 15:40:00

Java close shave? - Nosila, 2008-06-13: 23:05:00

Good word. - OZZIEBOB, 2008-06-15: 20:08:00

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Procastiworking

Created by: friskidu

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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-03-30: 01:31:00
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus.
Thank you erasmus! ~ James

Bulletchewer - 2007-03-30: 04:24:00
Schrutestealth

Bulletchewer - 2007-03-30: 04:30:00
Oops- wrong button. Sorry for the shameless advertising! Better get myself some coffee!

metrohumanx metrohumanx - 2008-06-15: 11:30:00
I LIKE EATRAIDER ! The double meaning is very funny... Metrohumanx

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2009-10-16: 03:11:00
Today's definition was suggested by erasmus. Thank you erasmus. ~ James