An office worker; one who works in an office and deals with forms and reports all day; one whose work is dull and without meaning.
Office workers deal with a lot of paper -- forms, reports, letters, memos, etc. And some workers simply move all that paper from one place to another, pushing the paper from desktop to drawer and back again.
1) I'm not sure exactly what my brother does, but I know he's a paper pusher at some huge, faceless company.
2) Ted retired to Florida after putting in 30 years as a paper pusher at Greedie Corp.
In a bad situation, in a losing position.
The phrase comes from pool (or billiards). When the cue (white) ball is behind the eight (black) ball, a player usually has no shot.
I'm really behind the eight ball at work. I have too much work to do but we can't afford to hire anyone to help out.
A child prodigy.
One who achieves great success or acclaim at an early age.
A set is a specific subdivision of the overall gang.
Short for Cadillac.
"Macks drive 'lacs" - Big Mello 1993