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'Right about here I added a drip coffee maker, with high caffeine premium blend coffee, to the employee break room.'
"When you're through with that, there's a water cooler on seven that needs emptying."
Tags:water cooler, water coolers, stall, stalls, stalling, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinating, break room, break rooms, breakroom, breakrooms, lunch break, lunch breaks, long lunch break, long lunch breaks, waste time, wasting time, loiter, loiters, loitering, office drone, office drones, office worker, office workers, linger, lingers, lingering, caught, rebuke, rebukes, sarcastic, sarcasm
"She thinks her students like the practice teacher better than they like her."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, teacher life, faculty lounge, faculty lounges, staff room, staff rooms, break room, break rooms, practice teacher, practice teacher, student teachers, self-esteem, self-confidence, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, fearful, scared, afraid, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school, unloved, unappreciated, underappreciated, mental health
"Hey Kevin! Care to enter the office football pool!"
"Sometimes it's important to stop whatever break you're taking and just do the work."
Tags:procrastinate, procrastinating, procrastination, break, breaks, writing break, writing breaks, writer, writers, author, authors, journalist, journalists, journalism, take breaks, taking breaks, office drone, office drones, office worker, office workers, worker, workers, manager, managers, management, tip, tips, worklife, corporate culture, corporate mentality, corporate ladder, corporate ladders, break room, break rooms, slacker, slackers, slack off, slacking off, put off, putting off, work, works
'Next time, we should clean up the microwave before it comes to this.'
"Whoa! One last doughnut left."
Tags:doughnut, doughnuts, donut, donuts, last doughnut, last doughnuts, last donut, last donuts, treat, treats, snack, snacks, snack food, snack foods, cubicle, cubicles, office cubicle, office cubicles, greed, greedy, office worker, office workers, break room, break rooms, break room snack, break room snacks
'I had a pizza with extra sauce in the break room, but someone ate it. We're not leaving this room until I find out who it was.'
"We can never get them both to work at the same time."
Tags:vending, vending machines, snack machine, snack machines, staff room, staff rooms, canteen, canteens, cake, cakes, having your cake and eating it, breaking down, out of order, vending machine, have your cake and eat it too, snack, food, cake, convenience food, company, break room, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, breakroom, break rooms
"George often read the news on his phone during his tea-break."
Tags:office, office worker, office workers, break, breaks, tea break, tea breaks, smartphone, smartphones, smart phone, smart phones, read the news, reads the news, reading the news, modern life, modern times, break room, break rooms, mobile, mobiles, cell phone, cell phones, old times, olden times, old days, victorian times
Cold drinks, candy and corporate buyouts.
'Some of us in the office feel you might be abusing the break room.'
"I think somebody thinks I've been away from my desk too long."
Tags:subtle hint, subtle hints, subtlety, passive-aggressive, passive-aggression, hint, hints, hinting, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, boss, bosses, work break, work breaks, long lunch, long lunches, skive, skives, skiving, slack, slacks, slacking, slacker, slackers, missing person, missing persons, poster, posters, wanted poster, wanted posters
"I can't stand microwave managers."
Tags:manager, managers, management, micromanager, micromanagers, micromanaging, managing, micro-management, micro-manager, micro-managers, micro manager, micro managers, micro management, break room, breakroom, office manager, office managers, office management, microwave, microwaves, nag, nags, nagging, annoy, annoying, annoyance, annoyances, irritation, irritations, irritate, irritates, irritating, corporate culture, corporate climate, office culture, business culture
"Please stop calling this 'the break room' and no, there's not space for a water cooler."
Tags:covid, covid-19, coronavirus, corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, lockdown, social isolation, social distancing, quarantine, quarantining, work from home, working from home, home office, home working, break room, water cooler, water cooler chat, coworker, coworkers, colleague, colleagues, self-employed, self-employment, bickering, bicker, bickers, row, rows, rowing, argument, arguments
'My wife is a circus clown. We got our lunch boxes mixed up again.'
Employees lined up by time clock at domino factory have all fallen over like a row of dominos.
'I like to puree before I crunch the numbers.'
Tags:accounting, accountants, crunch the numbers, crunching the numbers, number cruncher, number crunchers, accountant, accounting firm, accounting firms, bookkeeper, bookkeepers, office work, book keeping, bookkeeping, business, ledger books, ledger sheets, food processors, puree, break room, lunch room, routine, routines, habit, habits, working routine, working habits
Coffee making instructions in the teacher's lounge.
Tags:teacher's lounge, teacher's lounges, teachers lounge, teachers lounges, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, coffee, coffeemaker, coffeemakers, coffee maker, coffee makers, lounge, lounges, instruction, instructions, long day, long days, caffeine, coffee addict, coffee addicts, school day, school days
"Johnson, what are you doing? It's not time for your break yet."
"This is the break room, where we watch reruns of classic security footage."
Tags:security, surveillance, security guard, security guards, guard, guards, break, breaks, break room, break rooms, footage, film, films, movie, movies, camera, cameras, security camera, security cameras, closed-circuit television, cctv, video surveillance, video camera, video cameras, re-run, re-runs, rerun, reruns, classic, television, televisions, watching television, tv, tvs, watching tv, t.v., t.v.s, watching t.v., reality, embarrassing, embarrassment
"I've tricked all my squirmy patients into staying still by telling them we're doing the mannequin challenge."
Tags:diagnostic imaging, radiology, diagnostic image, radiologist, radiologists, rad, rads, rad tech, technicians, technician, nurse, hospital staff, trick, tricks, little trick, little tricks, medicine, medical, medical staff, internet trends, mannequin challenge, social media, trending, trend, trends, patients, patient care, workers, break room, nurse, doctor, doctors
'I like to puree before I crunch the numbers.'
Tags:accountant, accounting, accounting firm, accounting firms, crunch numbers, crunching numbers, puree, purees, pureeing, smoothie, smoothies, juice blend, juice blends, blend, blends, blender, blenders, blending, bookkeeping, bookkeeper, bookkeepers, book keeper, book keepers, book keeping, record keeping, record keeper, record keepers, records, office work, office workers, office worker, break room, break rooms, food processors, food processing
"Well, I think the ideal students-teacher relationship is when the kid totally adores you, but lives in mortal terror of you at the same time."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, teacher life, faculty lounge, faculty lounges, staff room, staff rooms, break room, break rooms, student-teacher relationship, mortal terror, fear, adoration, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school
"Please make regular coffee in the pot with brown trim and decaffeinated coffee in the pot with orange trim, so people can tell what kind it is. And do not tarry at the vaulted coffee niche."