Saturday, February 17, 2007

Nerd Word(s): We in the business

We in the business
- noun

1. An imaginary profession, or a profession of which the speaking nerd does not belong to. Often used to give authority to a subject that the speaker has no authority in.

[ Origin: Unknown. Became a staple of the Jesse B vernacular circa 1998 ]

- usage
While watching basketball - "That's what we in the business like to call a good shot"

After seeing a girl in an extremely short skirt - "That's what we in the business like to refer to as a hottie"

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