Verboticism: Economicalemming

'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: galwaywegian

Pronunciation: eek oh nomm ik ah lemm ing

Sentence: Through his can-do attitude and brownnosing qualities Dave unwittingly became the sacrificial economicalemming in the financial department, under the new style of bleedership that prevailed since Ms Badger was promoted to head of Department. The same Ms. Badger that he had criticised for her overuse of whiteboard markers because of her over embellished writing style.

Etymology: economical lemming.

Points: 680

Comments: Economicalemming

Jabberwocky - 2008-05-27: 10:20:00
do they work at the zoo? funny sentence

OZZIEBOB - 2008-05-27: 20:21:00
Seems like she ratted on him.