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Old 09-05-2009, 06:23 AM   #1
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Definition of W*rk

I wasn't sure whether to put this in the "Young Dreamers" Forum or the "Life after FIRE" so I put it here.

To celebrate Labor Day, the NYTimes column "Schott's Vocab" asked for definitions of Work.

He got some good ones. Starting with:

"work is what happens when you are not busy making other plans"
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"Work is what affords you the means to do other things, while simultaneously taking away the time to do those things."
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"Work is for people who lacked the foresight to be born wealthy."
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Old 09-05-2009, 11:36 AM   #2
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"Work is the unenjoyable 'glop' that fills the void between enjoying childhood and enjoying adulthood."

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Something you'd only do if they paid you?
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Well... if we're quote famous people than I go with:

"Hard work never killed anybody, but why take a chance?" --Edgar Bergen

see more at Funny Work Quotes - Funny Quotes about Work
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The quote they always put in the yearbook under the photo of an underachiever:

Work, I love it; I could sit and stare at it all day.
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Work is something you do to get enough money so you don't have to.
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