From the Army Rumour Service wiki here: Appraisal Cliches - ARRSEpedia if you have time click on the 'Random Article' link, but be warned, some are NSFW or un-pc but many will have you rolling around in laughter!
Feel free to apply these to anyone you may know. My favorite is number 21.


  1. I would not allow this employee to breed.
  2. This associate is really not so much of a has-been, but more definitely a won't be.
  3. Works well when under constant supervision and cornered like a rat in a trap.
  4. When she opens her mouth, it seems it is only to change whichever foot was previously there.
  5. He would be out of his depth in a parking lot puddle.
  6. This young lady has delusions of adequacy.
  7. He sets low personal standards and then consistently fails to achieve them.
  8. This employee is depriving a village somewhere of an idiot.
  9. This employee should go far and the sooner he starts, the better.
  10. Not the sharpest knife in the drawer.
  11. Got into the gene pool when the lifeguard wasn't watching.
  12. A room temperature IQ.
  13. Got a full 6-pack, but lacks the plastic thingy to hold it together.
  14. A gross ignoramus - 144 times worse than an ordinary ignoramus.
  15. A photographic memory but with the lens cover glued on.
  16. A prime candidate for natural deselection.
  17. Bright as Alaska in December.
  18. One-celled organisms outscore him in IQ tests.
  19. Donated his brain to science before he was done using it.
  20. Fell out of the family tree.
  21. Gates are down, lights are flashing, but the train isn't coming.
  22. Has two brains: one is lost; the other is out looking for it.
  23. He's so dense, light bends around him.
  24. If brains were taxed, she'd get a refund.
  25. If he were any more stupid, he'd have to be watered twice a week.
  26. If you give him a penny for his thoughts, you'll get change.
  27. If you stand close enough to him, you can hear the ocean.
  28. It's hard to believe he beat out 1,000,000 other sperm.
  29. One neuron short of a synapse.
  30. Some drink from the fountain of knowledge, he only gargled.
  31. Takes him an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
  32. Wheel is turning, but the hamster is dead.
  33. Since my last report, this employee has reached rock bottom and has started to dig.
  34. His men would follow him anywhere, but only out of morbid curiosity.
  35. He has carried out each and every one of his duties to his entire satisfaction.
  36. Technically sound, but socially impossible.
  37. When he joined my ship, this Officer was something of a granny; since then he has aged considerably.
  38. This Medical Officer has used my ship to carry his genitals from port to port, and my officers to carry him from bar to bar.
  39. He has the wisdom of youth, and the energy of old age.
  40. Only occasionally wets himself under pressure
  41. This officer uses the army as a vehicle to transport his reproductive organ around the world.
  42. This NCO is an exquisite ballroom dancer,and has a attractive wife