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New Office Slang: D-I


If you really want to be geek chic, you have to be on top of all the latest office slang. Keeping up on your jargon will allow you to No. 1, proclaim yourself to be the resident alpha geek in the office with little complaint. No. 2, scare away any of your 404 coworkers. No. 3, keep everyone in your cubicle farm on their toes. We've already learned the A-C Office Slang terms you should know so it's time to extend our vocabulary so we can all get our geek on.

For list of more terms you should know, read more

Dorito Syndrome - The feeling of emptiness and dissatisfaction triggered by addictive substances that lack nutritional content. “Baby, I suffered from Dorito Syndrome all day. Can we go have dinner somewhere healthy?”

Egosurfing - Scanning the internet, databases, etc., for one’s own name. "I did some serious egosurfing today and found all these old articles I wrote in college. Hilarious!"

Elvis Year - The peak year of popularity as in “2007 was totally the iPhone's Elvis Year.”

Glazing - Corporate-speak for sleeping with your eyes open; a popular pastime at conferences and early-morning meetings. “I really need to go get a chai. I found myself glazing through the entire meeting.”

Idea Hamsters - People whose idea generators are always running. "I can't come up with anything for our pitch meeting. Let's call a pre-meeting with Jane. She's a total Idea Hamster."

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