Being asked to do something at work that is way above and beyond the pittance that you actually get paid. Can also be used in everyday situations when one is asked to do something that will inconvenience their everyday life.
Boss: Alice, I need you to give me the calculations on those reports by close of play today!
*Blank stare from Alice*
Boss: Well don't just look at me...get started!
Alice: Dude, I'm just the secretary. Doing detailed reports is way above my paygrade.
*Boss mumbles curses*
Boss: Fine then! I'll get Smithers to do it...
Chick 1: So did you hook up with Scotty in the end?
Chick 2: Nah, I found out that he was two-timing me so I bailed out...
Chick 1: That's a shame dude...but why didn't you fight for your man? I would have if it was me...
Chick 2: Sorry but fighting over a loser is way above my paygrade.
A nicer word for the common recreational yet illegal drug cocaine.
Employee 1: Omg look at Katie. That woman is amazing..she worked 80 hours last week and still comes into work every morning so full of energy. I mean look at her, she's buzzing around the office like a little bee!
Employee 2: Oh I guess you don't know about Katie's little problem do you?
Employee 1: What problem?
Employee 2: She's just just high on the happy dust that's all. Katie is looking to get a promotion and is gonna do almost anything to get it!
Employee 1: Dang...and I thought she was just that brilliant! Now I feel like an idiot...
Employee 2: Sorry hun, that's the happy dust for ya!
Used to describe the last day of the working week when members of an office bring in sweet sugary buns, doughnuts, cakes and pastries for everyone else to binge on. The Starbucks Cinnamon bun is a good Fun Bun Friday staple as is the Krispy Kreme dozen donut box.
Secretary 1: Sandy, what day is it today?
Secretary 2: It's Wednesday dude...
Secretary 1: Damn...still two days left until Fun Bun Friday!
Secretary 2: Don't remind me! In fact I feel like a fun bun right now...