Deriving far too much satisfaction from glibly berating another with sarcasm.
"Oh, thanks a lot for drinking my last beer! No, it's my fault... if I wanted it for myself, I shouldn't have put it in the fridge!"
"Dude, don't have a sargasm."
An unremarkable, careful man who avoids risk and confrontation. Beta males lack the physical presence, charisma and confidence of the Alpha male.
Pete knew he was losing the girl he'd just met at the bar to the guy who bought her a drink, but he was too much of a beta male to do anythigng about it.
Discriminatory barrier keeping a certain class of people out of an upper echelon of American government. Distinguished from a glass ceiling because not only is this class prevented from rising to the next level, they cannot even see what is going on up there.
Coined by incoming Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
"When my colleagues elect me as speaker on January 4, we will not just break through a glass ceiling, we will break through a marble ceiling." - Nancy Pelosi, Jan. 3, 2007.
When you're looking forward to leaving work early or on time, but are kept late either by a new assignment from your boss or a chatty coworker.
I was all set to rush out of work at 5:00, but then I got totally clockblocked by my boss and wound up staying till almost 7.
Injuring oneself by using a sharp object to try to open hard-to-open plastic packaging like the kind they sell cheap consumer electronics or household items in. Growing phenomenon described in the Pittsburgh Gazette and popularized by Stephen Colbert.
Ironically, he got so caught up in wrap rage that he almost sliced off his finger using a screwdriver to open the package containing an X-acto knife.
An expression of enthusiasm and agreement: short for fuckin' ABSOLUTELY.
"After the final, we should grab a couple sixers and some herb and stop by the Delta house."
"Fuckin' a, man, fuckin' a.
Taking all the suspense out of a movie by revealing spoilers to someone who hasn't seen it.
"What are you watching?"
"The Village, I haven't seen it yet."
"Cool... you know it's set in the present, right?"
"Oh, goddammit! Thanks for the mysterectomy!"