(1). Seemingly endless banter back-and-forth between two people at a meeting. With 10 other people in the room. Sitting quietly, checking their blackberries, awkwardly waiting for it to be over.
“Can you believe that ridiculous wiff waff between Sharon and Jim during the 9:30 call this morning? I think they’re sleeping together. Do you think they’re sleeping together? I totally think they’re sleeping together.”
(1). A nice way to describe the work of a low-level employee in a vain attempt to make it sound like you think what they do is way more important than what you do.
“Yeah, trading millions of dollars worth of corporate bonds every day is important to our corporate bond-trading business, but your team’s processing of account paperwork is really where the rubber meets the road!”