A term used by contractors, fabricators or other people in any service industry which translates into: "We CAN'T do it -or- It won't be what we promised -or- We'll never get it done on time (if at all) -or- Once your deposit check clears, you won't see us again until you take us to small claims court".
This term is usually said quickly and excitedly 'WeCanDoIt!!!' ; and used throughout the United States, but is very prevalent in the Southern California region.
Customer: "How come you haven't returned my calls? Is my cabinet done yet?"
SoCal Fabrication Company: "Whoze this now?"
Customer: "John Smith, the guy whose check you cashed 10 minutes after we met 3 weeks ago. Is my cabinet done?"
SoCal Fabrication Company: "Oh ya, ya, ya... we're doing that next"
SoCal Fabrication Company: “Dude chill! We Can Do It!”
Initially synonymous with industrious, now defined as 'Willing to lie about what's feasible and what's not in order to gain a competitive edge.' See also 'Suck-up' and 'Shitty Implementation'.
Manager: 'Will the new system be able to deliver streamlined accountancy functionality in rigorously flexible capacity according to our shareholders' needs?
Sales rep: 'Yep.'
M: 'Will it synergise our block transfer mechanism and the coffee machine?'
M: 'Can it shit rainbows?'
S: 'Yep. Marshmallows too.'
M: 'I like it. I like your can do attitude. I like it because I want my computer to shit rainbows and YOU can do that.'
2 weeks later there was a fire. Emergency services determined that it was caused by peeps melting into the CPUs of every computer in the office. 3 men died.