Verboticism: Careerpathaway

'I guess Bob isn't going to get his pension...'

DEFINITION: v. To expire, pass away or kick the bucket while at the office; often occurs when someone is overworked, underpaid, and desperately trying to hang on for a full pension. n. A person who has been suddenly, and permanently, terminated while a work.

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Created by: petaj

Pronunciation: ca-REAR-path-a-way

Sentence: Glenda was valiantly trying to stay at work to not only get a golden handshake, but also another lot of long service leave. Her fatal mistake was to sign up for on-the-job-slaining as part of her continuing professional development. Unfortunately it led to her careerpathaway.

Etymology: career path + pass away

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Comments: Careerpathaway

kateinkorea - 2009-03-30: 10:05:00
Very funny and really good word.

silveryaspen - 2009-03-30: 11:02:00
I will long remember on-the-job-slaining with its double entendre'. Careerpathaway was also a great choice of words, and great blending. Superb verbotomy.

Jabberwocky - 2009-03-30: 12:45:00
fun to say