The modern version of the pink slip parties during the tech bust beginning in 1999, it refers to the 2009 recession in which thousands of white-collar workers may be out of work, but still manage to make it to the gym. In this line of thinking, losing a job is like pulling up the anchor that once moored you to a mortgage, a daily routine and a career, setting you free to have some fun and pursue other interests. Blogging is become a popular sideline for the newly sacked.

See also : laptop nomad  permalancer  
NetLingo Classification: Online Jargon