Ashes fever has struck the nation once again. But if you’re stuck in an office like us at Simply Marketing Jobs, you’d much rather be down the pub cheering on the boys. Don’t know your tail ender from your sticky wicket?
Then we can help with our office translator for everyone who finds it hard to understand all that cricketing jargon.
The Ashes – Smoking Shelter
Deep Cover – Paternity Leave
Deep Extra Cover – Maternity Leave
Umpire – HR Manager
Hit for Six – Seeing Sally the receptionist in THAT dress.
Boundary – The bosses daughter is always off limits!
Long Stop – Train to Work Delayed
Long On – Toilet Occupied
Long Off – Bank Holiday Weekend
Third Man – Office Love Triangle
Slips – Payroll
Fly Slip – Payday Weekend
Silly Point – Does anyone want a brew?
Deep Backward Point – Does anyone know how to use the fax machine?
Mid Off – Haircut
Mid On – Gary’s dodgy wig in accounts
Short Leg – Summer shorts on a friday
Reverse Swing – When you bring in a big contract at the end of the month
Beamer – What the Boss drives
All rounder – Tim who has worked in marketing since the 90s
Baggy Green – Geoff from payroll and his dodgy suit
Night Watchman – Working late to meet the deadline
Corridor of uncertainty – The walk to your appraisal
Doosra – Dodgy saturday night curry from Balti Towers.
Full Toss – Sales staff
Hawk-Eye – Susie the overly keen supervisor
Howzat – When you finally get that bonus!
Orthodox spin – Turning upto a meeting without your notes
Maiden Over – Taking Sue from marketing out on a first date.
All Out – Free bar at the christmas party.
Spinner – Caroline the office gym freak.
Bowling – Dodgy work night out.
Bails – Leaving early on a friday.
Go all out this summer for the best marketing jobs with Simply Marketing Jobs.