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Hootgo

Top verboticism of the day created by vmalcolm

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.

Pronunciation: -hu:tgəʊ-

Sentence: Afterwards, Lily told Sharon:- "I would stop making those hootgoes, you'll get yourself fired!" "I can hootgo all I want, this is a free speach country Lily. And the only Bosses that should exist should be the 'Hugos'!"

Etymology: HOOTGO. From Hoot (Informal. One that is hilariously funny) + Hugo (From Hugo BOSS)

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Created by: vmalcolm.

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Himpression: /him-presh-un/ Elaine was a hoot. No matter how bad the day was going, she could always uplift the mood in Purchasing. Unfortunately, having her back to the boss's office door turned her last afternoon "show" into nothing more than a horrifying himpression. Needless to say, Elaine doesn't work here anymore. :( Etymology: Being caught by a male while doing an impression of him. Created by: lumina.
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Himpressive word! - Nosila, 2008-10-22: 01:15:00

Comderiderie: /calm-deride-eerie/ Comderiderie is an office past time. Etymology: com (as in comedy) + deride (ridicule) + camaraderie Created by: bookowl.
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metrohumanx Laughodoom: /LAFF-uh-DOOM/ Cynthia did an excellent impression of her boss, Pat. Her LAUGHODOOM won her the undying respect of her co-workers, a place in corporate legend, and a termination slip. Etymology: laugh: to release tension by involuntary reaction to humor + doom: a certain and unpleasantly final, end. Created by: metrohumanx.
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Comments:

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-23: 01:24:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang! ~ James

Mustang - 2007-11-23: 02:38:00
What a pleasant surprise to find one of my submissions on display! It's inspiring. :-)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-23: 07:53:00
Congratulations Mustang! I am sure your Boss is also quite thrilled. ~ James

Mustang - 2007-11-23: 08:17:00
When I retired 20+ yrs ago I WAS the boss. :-)

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-23: 11:18:00
Well, you're the still big boss here! ~ James

Jabberwocky - 2007-11-23: 12:12:00
nice save James - I think you just got caught making fun of the boss

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2007-11-23: 14:07:00
Are you trying to fundermine my steambuilding efforts? ~ James

artr artr - 2008-10-21: 04:39:00
The warm-up act must have been the bossanova.

galwaywegian - 2008-10-21: 08:47:00
extempoorise

galwaywegian - 2008-10-21: 08:47:00
oops

Verbotomy Verbotomy - 2010-03-18: 00:07:00
Today's definition was suggested by Mustang. Thank you Mustang. ~ James

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