One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large open-plan office divided into cubicles for individual workers.
- ‘I'm allergic to cube farms, but my doctor said a corner office would be okay.’
- ‘It's time to use those gag lines that have been clogging up your email inbox - but only if they they're guaranteed to produce a hearty laugh or make you a big hit at your cube farm.’
- ‘All of the Yoshida Group enterprises operate out of a bright, low-slung postindustrial cube farm in Gresham, east of Portland.’
- ‘If you'd told me, ten years ago, that I'd be in a cube farm, working away and looking at sea monkeys, I would have probably commented positively on the sea monkeys, having always admired and appreciated the ads for them.’
- ‘I toil in a cube farm, tending to several Web sites.’
- ‘The building is decorated in modern cube farm style and must be 100 floors tall.’
- ‘It's pretty much considered rude to drive on the wrong side, and that kind of translates to sidewalks, malls, and cube farms.’
- ‘When the all-clear's given, I find the smoke detectors were set off by a small upset with one of the laser printers in the cube farm outside mission control.’
- ‘Prairie dogging is when someone yells or drops something loudly in a cube farm, and people's heads pop up over the walls to see that's going on.’
- ‘‘Uh… Over there,’ he says, pointing into a small cube farm separate from the rest of the floor.’
- ‘The stark minimalism inside Dell's corporate headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, is striking: acres of bland cube farms, with nary a piece of artwork in sight.’
- ‘The office of the future, according to trendsetting designers, will replace cube farms with a mix of open and closed spaces - large, sunny ‘plantscaped’ utopian-sounding ‘idea centers.’’
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