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Very nice! Love Branson's touch, but I've avoided the show. Not any more.

On topic, here' s something for you out of a little book/lexicon we give to clients:

Mentorture -- Being assigned to a more senior associate to learn the ropes, only to find their primary skill is bitching about the company.

Smassion. (Smassionate) -- The perverse joy some people take in crushing the enthusiasm of others.

Check out Territorial Games by Simmons. You will not be disappointed.

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