Verboticism: Steambuilding

'I'm dancing on the boss's desk  '

DEFINITION: v., To facilitate camaraderie among your colleagues by making fun at your boss's expense, only to discover that you-know-who is standing right behind you. n., A professional faux pas made with the best intentions.

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: steam-building

Sentence: Delia indulged in steambuilding one time too many. The boss finally erupted, snorting coffee out of his nose then bundling her down to the HR department.

Etymology: steam (coming out of the bosses ears) + team building

Points: 647

Comments: Steambuilding

Jabberwocky - 2007-11-23: 14:50:00

franke - 2007-11-23: 22:18:00

OZZIEBOB - 2007-11-25: 23:06:00
Clever:good word!