Some of the best buzzwords of 2006-
1. Blamestorming: A group process where participants analyze a failed project and look for scapegoats other than themselves..
(Does anyone recognize Ned's Post-Olympic "Lessons Learned meeting"? Assignment of blame and praise for Non-Participants?)
2. Death by Tweakage: When a product or project fails due to unnecessary tinkering or too many last-minute revisions.
3. BMWs: Bitchers, Moaners and Whiners.
4. Clockroaches: Employees who spend most of their day watching the clock - instead of doing their jobs.
(Not to be confused with "THE Cockroach" up in ETS...)
5. plutoed: To be unceremoniously dumped or relegated to a lower position without an adequate reason or explanation.
6. Prairie-dogging: A modern office phenomenon. Occurs when workers simultaneously pop their heads up out of their cubicles to see what's going on.
(Residents of E-media, Events and the Dev Department are getting good at this.
7. Carbon-based error: Error caused by a human, not a computer (which we assume would be a silicon-based error). (Kind of a PEBAK for the new millenium.)
8. Menoporsche: Male menopause. Symptoms include a sudden lack of energy, crankiness and the overpowering urge to buy a Porsche.
(Because Menomustang doesn't sound right...)
9. Adminisphere: The upper levels of management where big, impractical, and counterproductive decisions are made.
10. Deja poo: The feeling that you've stepped in/been buried by this bull before.
11. Bobbleheading: The mass nod of agreement by participants in a meeting to comments made by the Boss, even though most have no idea what he/she just said.
12. Ringtone rage: The violent response by cube mates after hearing your annoying cell phone ringtone for the 15th time.
13. Muffin top: The unsightly roll of flesh that spills over the waist of a pair of too-tight jeans.
(From L3, purveyor of all manner of Good Stuff...)