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pink slip

A notice of termination from an employer. He was in total disbelief when he received a pink slip from his boss today, as he had worked at the company for over a decade.
See also: pink, slip

pink slip

1. n. a piece of paper giving notice of dismissal from employment; any dismissal from employment. I got a pink slip today. I guess I had it coming.
2. tv. to dismiss someone from employment. (see also pink-slipped.) They pink slipped the whole office force today.
3. n. a learner’s permit for driving an automobile. (In some U.S. states.) You can’t even drive in your own driveway without a pink slip.
See also: pink, slip
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Dean Hayes chose to turn a negative experience of getting a pink slip into a positive one.
When word leaked Bosley was soon to go, he challenged the A's to fire him if they weren't happy; a day later, he reiterated that the comments weren't an attempt to get a pink slip.
Before receiving a pink slip from the large condom company where he works, a dull, poker-faced straight accountant named Francois Pignon (his name a Gallic signifier of geekiness) first opts to jump from his balcony.
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