Verboticism: Accolaidoff

'The Boss has just approved my new cost-cutting plan!'

DEFINITION: v. To propose and win approval for cost-saving reforms, which when implemented result in the immediate elimination of your job. n. An ambitious budget-slasher who accidentally cuts themselves out of a job.

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Created by: Jabberwocky

Pronunciation: acco/layde/off

Sentence: In addition to being lauded as an environmental champion for turning the parking lot into a green space, I also received an accolaidoff as my position as parking lot attendant was no longer viable.

Etymology: accolade(acknowledgment of merit)+ laid off

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Comments: Accolaidoff

Mustang - 2008-05-27: 07:07:00

galwaywegian - 2008-05-27: 09:01:00
nice one JW

OZZIEBOB - 2008-05-27: 20:17:00
I like it