2 definitions by Sir Rutherford

Top Definition
Buzz word used by today's large American employers in years 2009+, where jobs and industry are being offshored or moved overseas.

Basically this is an early warning to employees, and it stands for

Gonna Lay Off Buttloads And Lie

Make preparations in advance after hearing this word! There will soon be alot less people working at the company, and likely one of them is YOU.
Manager: "ComTech is moving toward becoming a GLOBAL corporation."

Manager: "We have started a new GLOBAL hiring initiative."
di Sir Rutherford 27 gennaio 2011
When reality turns out to be night and day from a reasonable and logical guess of the

evidence.
The phrase refers the skull of a hippo, which to someone who had never seen the live animal, would

likely assumed it to look like Picture 1, and nowhere near the real animal (see link)

oi66.tinypic.com SLASH bitj45.jpg
Surely it looks impossible that there could be life on Mars. But there may be a hippo paradox!
You may think there's no reason to look further. But don't fall for the hippo paradox.
We all were sure the job would be easy, but it turned out a real hippo paradox.
di Sir Rutherford 19 agosto 2016
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