Office Rage

What does office rage mean?

Anger from malfunctioning office equipment

Office rage is the anger a person experiences when dealing with equipment in the office that is not working properly. It is similar to the "road rage" term, which refers to anger experienced when dealing with other drivers and construction on the road.

Office rage is a tricky emotion because it has to be hidden to a certain degree since nobody wants to work with someone who has anger problems. Common office rage instigators include copy, fax, and printer machines, computers, thermostats, microwaves, and refrigerators.


I had to mask my office rage when the printer screwed up my quarterly earnings report

When office rage leads you to destroying the copier

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Updated December 13, 2017

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