Verbotoweek: purpleartichokes – The Office Politician

purpleartichokes verboticizes her office experience into victory this week winning a signed copy of Timothy Johnson’s newest book GUST: The “Tale” Wind of Office Politics. She is obviosly an expert at carrying around a slackcessory to get out of doing any work and is employed by a condemnagog. Congratulations purpleartichokes!!! And thanks to Timoth Johnson for playing along!

Congratulations to all!

See the final results here:

A Quick Review of the Top Five Words Each Day Last Week:

Monday – ‘the dread you feel when your boss storms past unfinished work on your desk’
1. intraypidation 29
2. allayoffment 26
3. deskapism 23
4. heebiemanageebies 20
5. stressurerush 20

Tuesday – ‘to exercise power through personal insults, while pretending to offer encouragement’
1. condemnagog
2. mockliment
3. demeanager
4. goaddigger
5. humiliaid

Wednesday – ‘A prop used to create the illusion of busyness’
1. slackcessory
2. industricators
3. evidiligence
4. phantofiles
5. maskqueraid

Thursday – ‘To seek approval from your boss by emulating their style’
1. ingratiape
2. suckcessor
3. doppelmanager
4. panderox
5. brownposer

Friday – ‘To complain and complain about a problem without ever taking action to correct it’

1. grouchpotato 29
2. whinertia 20
3. longwhineded 20
4. deridleness 17
5. inirktion 17

Comments: Longwhineded

galwaywegian – 2007-06-15: 07:46:00
a real whinner!

Stevenson0 – 2007-06-15: 08:17:00
‘The long and whined road’…..sing along Purple!

purpleartichokes – 2007-06-15: 08:37:00
That’s it! I’m taking my words and going home… home, where my thought’s escaping… Arrrgh!! I may have to commit songicide.

grasshopper – 2007-06-15: 11:41:00
Ya’ll are just freaky funny!

AJR55 – 2007-06-15: 12:08:00

Clayton – 2007-06-15: 19:46:00
Hey, you guys are doing songs now? What about “Red, Red Whine”? “I Walk the Whine”? “Whine in the Coconut”? “Tom’s Whiner”? “Sweet Child O’Whine”?

petaj – 2007-06-15: 21:29:00
He was a whine lover of long standing and had just been voted in as president of the whine appreciation club. His campaign was based on a platform of clarety of purpose and he won over the the members when he sangria non by Fleetwood Mac. He rosé to the occasion and showed his sparkling wit. It was an oakay performance.

Jabberwocky – 2007-06-16: 00:02:00
Jeremiah was a bull frog. Was a good friend of mine. Never understood a single word he said, but he always had some mighty fine whine

You blingbling observer