Word of the Week

October 24, 2006


[vur-choo-uh l / hos-tij]

1. A person bound and gagged by technology, or lack thereof.

2. An employee trapped in an office space, usually a cubicle, with no way to e-mail jokes to the outside world.

(The employee most likely accepted the position without knowing that the company that blocks essential websites such as craigslist, myspace, gmail, yahoo, etc.)

[Origin: Financial Company: Oct 25, 2006; American English, Bev Reese]