Funning Up The Workplace


If Office Jargon gives you a perverse thrill, you must read this essay by Mark Labash on the  movement to bring  “Coercive Joviality” to the workplace.

It’s about ‘the infantilization of corporate America.’ It is delightful reading material, and enlightening as well. I learned that the ancient Greek word for work was ponos, derived from the same root as the Latin poena, meaning sorrow.

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