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dead lines :: Imaginary Keith

Do we dare talk about deadlines, here amongst the sentences?

    TAGS:  deadlines

When one is fatigued all the time, it creates the perfect ongoing excuse to oneself for procrastination and underachievement; small wonder then that, though he had run out of deadlines or commitments to meet, Dwight continued to stay up well past two o’clock every night. 

    TAGS:  procrastination, deadlines, fatigue, underachieve

Easy as pie :: 'mouse

3:46 p.m. and the fax is going out on the project with a 4:00 fax-filing deadling—hell, that’s not even cutting it close.

    TAGS:  deadlines

noun. The belief that at any given moment in the projected future a project might actually be finished. (see: delusion)

    TAGS:  deadlines, delusions, spanglemonkey

Spanglementarigasm :: 'mouse

[n] The (rare but oh, so pleasurable) sense of relief and release one feels when a project is actually finished; see also “multiple-spanglementarigasm” when an entire list of projects is completed and “spangarousal” when fully engaged in an art or writing project that is going well.

    TAGS:  word play, deadlines, relief, spanglemonkey

Oh, you will too complete that stalled project, Xmastime or no Xmastime, you silly.

    TAGS:  deadlines, spanglemonkey

[n] someone who stubbornly believes, against all evidence, that a stalled project will not get completed.

    TAGS:  deadlines, spanglemonkey

Perceptions :: Keith

The notion that one can “catch up” is every bit as real as the idea of beauty.

    TAGS:  deadlines, perception, fooling yourself

indignant :: boot

Nothing squawks indignant like an unfed bird.

    TAGS:  deadlines, grark, squawk

Life is a series of squeaked-in deadlines.

    TAGS:  deadlines

adrenaline :: boot

Barry was sure most deadlines were set-up only to engender that last half-hour adrenaline rush that so many people seemed to enjoy.

    TAGS:  deadlines

Lingering :: Jo

It’s a well-documented fact that time moves faster as the deadline approaches; this is also true of mornings when work approaches.

    TAGS:  time, deadlines


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