Our company is being merged with (read taken over by) another. As part of the trickle of information we are getting about what is going on (and who will be part of the 6% redundancy) we are going to have a "Glossary of Terms" to help people in the two companies understand each other :)
This is one guy's response - copied from The Washington Post. Enjoy.
Abdicate (v.), to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
Esplanade (v.), to attempt an explanation while drunk.
Willy-nilly (adj.), impotent
Flabbergasted (adj.), appalled over how much weight you have gained.
Negligent (adj.), describes a condition in which you absentmindedly answer the door in your nightie. ( Collapse )