Verboticism: Foistaid

'I'll just wait here until you're free.'

DEFINITION: v. To hover near, or directly on top of, a person who is busy doing something else, in order to force them to immediately surrender their full attention. n. A person who invades other people's private spaces and uses the social discomfort to demand attention.

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Foistaid

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Created by: artr

Pronunciation: foistād

Sentence: When her boss is ready to implement what she deems an ill-advised policy, Joan administers foistaid. She will plant herself in the exec’s office until her views are heard.

Etymology: foist (impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on) + aid (a person or thing that is a source of help or assistance)

Points: 506

Comments: Foistaid

Nosila - 2010-06-17: 23:43:00
Foist she's a jolly good fellow...