An office phrase
roughly translated to "I need a bailout or rescue." Something awful is happening to the person who has given you this message
, and it's your
responsibility to bail them out. Situations in which this phrase
- An office
camper has left
the original intended topic
light-hearted small talk about his child you hate
- An office
camper with horrid breath has pinned you
- You're in a meeting that's so boring you will have
coke off a stripper's chesticles to balance your life
back in the right direction
generally arrives in the form of text or instant message
. When the situation is dire, email may be used. The appropriate response is generally to come up with technical nonsense
to ask this person then either call or visit to bail them out.
Camper: "Enough about linux, did you know my child is an honor's student? She's taking
all AP classes in the Spring. God we're so proud of her ... "
Jim (Victim) text messages Vince
(Savior) "I need a calculator" to avoid nosy eyes understanding this dire
Camper: "She even
taught some of the other
children in the class how to use it! Can you believe that? Even
the teacher was impressed"
Savior: "Hey Jim! Listen I need some help with linux..."
Camper: "Oh well I can see you're busy"