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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
References in classic literature ?
Under the pink slip Mr Usher found a strip of a later paper, headed, "Astounding Escape of Millionaire's Daughter with Convict.
My employer gave me the pink slip without any notice.
This form, known as the pink slip because it was printed on pink paper, would then become a public record open to inspection by anyone.
Excited punters in Loughrea, Co Galway, were checking their numbers after it emerged the pink slip was bought in the town.
A month ago, I wouldn't have been able to get anyone to take a bet with the pink slip to my car riding on it that we would be going to the final.
In the pink slip arena are Kris Markovich (let go from Blind), Jimmy Astleford and Carlos de Andrade (gone from World), and Kristian Svitak, Jim Gagne, John Ponts, and Jhovany Vidal (all dropped from Black Label).
There's a new party in town -- the Pink Slip Party.
Right now, people are worried about being laid off, they think the pink slip will be on their desk next, and those who have lost their jobs are finding it's very hard to get a new one.
Jim Hahn's chances will depend on whether voters think there is a reason to give him the pink slip.
In the Pink Slip Primary, Barack Obama drew the support of only 34 percent of all voters.
Baca later presented Jake's mother, Anahid Kuredjian, the pink slip to Kuredjian's department-issued motorcycle.
Just hand over the pink slip and call yourself prudent for not giving $100 mil to someone who's arguably the best at what he does.
Racers can battle head to head via split-screen, System Link, or even take it online with Xbox Live(TM) and risk the pink slip to their car for the chance to win their rivals' cars permanently
Jake enters, and narrowly outruns the town's mayor (Ian Robison), winning enough money to get home in time to get the pink slip of the red sports car.