Academic Junk Food - increasingly bizarre degree courses
(Soap opera studies, etc.) of no academic value to students and
no interest to employers.
list - like a to do list, but more gung-ho and impressive.
to have your hitherto obscure business thrust into the limelight
by external events. Derived from the hitherto obscure Arab language
TV channel, Al Jazeera.
pups - kids who set trends, junior opinion formers. If you
sell your product to the AP all others will follow.
Anecgloat: a story subtly (or often not so subtly) designed
to reflect well on the teller.
Assmosis - to gain promotion because your brown-nosing
abilities rather than your ability to do your job. Also known
spam - the length of time it takes to realise than an email
branding - the idea that a company can own a sound - i.e.
direct line's irritating jingle.
Autoagents - pieces of software that attempt to second-guess
your consumption patterns.