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"Having a bad life? Don't worry. It'll pass."
Bank - Going out of business sale!
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The Staff Meeting.
'I always thought the expression 'the road to success is paved with failure' was just a random saying and not the literal truth...'
'I'll ask her later. I don't want to bother my mom when she's on her mood swing.'
Desk bins: Shoulda, Woulda, Coulda.
"It means taking a healthy pay cut, but my dad has decided to stay at home and lock himself in the basement."
Tags:family, families, work, world of work, unemployed, unemployment, job search, pay, gallows humour, dark humour, dark humor, black humor, black humour, gallows humor, pink slip, laid off, quit job, resign, resignation, resign from work, recession, children, basement, hermit, mid life crisis, hide, neet, home office, home offices, depression, depressions, depressing, mid-life crises
"The economy always seems to be recovering, but it never recovers."
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'There goes another one. Perhaps we should look into that employee satisfaction thing.'
'Give me something that will restore my faith in Equities . . .'
"You haven't moved all day."
'That's what I'm getting my dad for Father's Day. He lost his in the stock market.'
'Looks like your recovery has been slowed by a diet rich in Greece, followed by a bout of gas problems. Continue to take your QE and call me next quarter.'
'I'm having difficulty dragging my butt out of bed each morning.'
"And for that pain deep down in your soul, I'm going to prescribe the saxophone."
Seasonal Affective Disorder
In case of bankruptcy.
Doom and Gloom
Les Miserables: 'Oh, for mercy's sake - lighten up!'
"Hi! I'm the Bluebird of Happiness. Can I get your ex-wife's new address?"
Tags:happiness, depressed, depression, depressions, divorced, divorces, divorce, divorcing, breakup, breakups, break-up, break-ups, split up, splitting up, rub salt in the wound, rubbing salt in the wound, sad, sadness, lonely, loneliness, exacerbate, exacerbates, exacerbating, relationship problem, relationship problems, relationship difficulty, relationship difficulties
'My - I don't remember my second-grade Christmas play dealing with post-holiday depression.'
Stock Hurricane Ride
'Attention!!! You wolves down there!!! Get away from my door!!! I'm doing the best that I can!!!'
"Wow! Do you think he would have jumped?"
"Research shows that the festive season can trigger depression in some people."