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"Look, all I'm asking is that we let market forces bring a greater degree of efficiency into our marriage."
Tags:market, wall street, market forces, efficiency, free market, free markets, marriage problem, marriage problems, capitalist, capitalists, capitalism, inefficient, marriages, marriage trouble, marriage troubles, downsize, downsizes, downsizing, efficient, efficiency expert, efficiency experts, cut costs, cutting costs, modern marriage, modern marriages, mankoff
"Under new business: Peterson, at Hammond Point Beach, reports that a person in the water is flailing about and calling for help. Peterson wants to know what action, if any, he should take."
Tags:rescue, rescuing, initiative, meeting, meetings, inefficient, inefficiency, life guard, life-guard, lifeguards, discuss, discussing, discussion, business, businesses, boardroom, boardrooms, problem, problems, decision, decisions, indecisive, agenda, agendas, bureaucracy, bureaucratic, bureaucracy, pointless, initiatives
"The beer should be cold in two hours."
Tags:beer, cool, cools, chill, chills, chiller, beach, beach vacation, beach vacations, beach holiday, beach holidays, cold, cold beer, lager, chilled, solar panel, solar panels, environmentally friendly, sustainable, sustainable energy, green energy, inefficient, inefficiency, dogmatic, environmentalist, environmentalists, environmentalism, reduce, recycle, reuse, green lifestyle, green lifestyles
Six people walk one dog.
Tags:incompetent, incompetence, dog walker, dog walkers, dog walking, inefficient, inefficiency, efficiency expert, efficiency experts, redundant, redundancy, useless, uselessness, too many cooks, waste of energy, wastes of energy, dog, dogs, canine, canines, pooch, pooches, look after, looked after, leash, leashes, lead, leads
Behind Closed Doors.
"Simple stone tool."
Tags:surgery, surgeon, doctor, doctors, simple, primitive, primitives, caveman, cavemen, neolithic, stone age, stone ages, operation, operations, ineffective, medicine, blunt, inefficient, ineffectual, comparison, similar, similarity, modern, prehistoric, primeval, ancient, history, prehistory, historical, prehistorical, operating table, medicine, medical
"Final, revised government figures for the fourth quarter of 1981 now indicate that the Yankees, not the Dodgers, won the World Series."
Tags:sports, government, bureaucracy, government bureaucracy, government bureaucracies, libertarian, libertarians, conservative, conservatives, slow-moving, government waste, government figure, government figures, inefficient, inefficiency, inefficiencies, baseball, baseball team, baseball teams, economic data, economic news, world series, mankoff
"I'll put you on the next flight, but first I have to type each of these keys ten million times."
'Having undertaken a lengthy and comprehensive review of the issues surrounding the lack of progress in implementing the policy in question...'
"If you want to buy this, I'm afraid I'm going to need to see some justification."
Tags:suv, suvs, oversize, oversized, oversize vehicle, oversized vehicles, offroad, off-road, van, vans, minivan, minivans, car, cars, car salesman, car salesmen, car buyer, car buyers, suburb, suburbs, suburban, trend, trends, trendy, unnecessary, dealer, dealers, car dealer, car dealers, auto dealer, auto dealers, waste, wasteful, fuel efficiency, inefficient, gas, environmentalist, environmentalists, environmentalism, pollute, pollutes, polluting, pollution
Bank customers and bank tellers wait in line to meet with each other.
Tags:business, businessman, businessmen, executive, executives, manager, managers, office, office, office life, bored, boredom, boring, paper, papers, document, documents, mail, post, art, creative, creativity, origami, paper folding, paper-folding, hobby, hobbies, in box, in-box, inbox, out box, out-box, outbox, inboxes, outboxes, in boxes, out boxes, in-boxes, incompetent, incompetents, incompetence, inefficient, japan, japanese
"We're not that well organized, but we know where everybody is."
Tags:organized, organization, organization skill, organization skills, organisation skill, organisation skills, disorganized, disorganised, disorganisation, disorganization, slob, slobs, slovenly, justification, justifications, justify, justifies, justifying, mess, messes, messy, messiness, file, files, filing cabinet, filing cabinets, inefficient, efficiency expert, efficiency experts, unorganized, unorganised, desk, desks, office desk, office desks, sea of papers, lost
"Fine - now pan around to the front."
Tags:fashion, trends, style, television, inefficient, inefficiency, inefficiencies, technologies, haircut, haircuts, barbershop, barbershops, barber, barbers, cutting hair, hairstylist, hairstylists, hairstyle, hairstyles, needlessly complicated, mirror, mirrors, mirror replacement, mirror replacements, mankoff
A road painter is resting on the side of the road. Rather than painting white lines on a black road he has been painting black on a white road, leaving some white bits.
'In line with our companies environmental policies all our 5.7 litre 'stallion' SUV's are fitted with energy efficient headlamps.'
"I haven't gotten as much done, but I've had a lot more energy ever since I replaced Gloria with a smoothie."
Tags:smoothie, smoothies, receptionist, receptionists, assistant, assistants, secretary, secretaries, energy, energies, replace, replacement, executive, executives, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, businesspeople, business man, business men, business person, business people, smoothie, smoothies, energise, energize, blend, blending, inefficient, inefficiency, offices
"When I grow up I'm going to become president and I'm going to abolish homework!"
Tags:homework, chore, chores, grow up, grows up, growing up, abolish, abolishes, ambition, ambitions, presidential ambition, presidential ambitions, career, careers, job, jobs, president, fantasy, politician, politicians, lazy, get out of work, getting out of work, inefficient, inefficiency, plan, plans, big plan, big plans
"I'm only fourteen right now, but I figure by the time I get through this line I'll be old enough to drive."
Tags:line, lining up, line up, driving licences, bureaucrat, bureaucrats, bureaucracy, bureaucracies, waiting, driving, driving licence, queue, queuing, waiting, lifetime, impatience, impatient, patient, patience, inefficient, onerous, wait your turn, bureau of motor vehicles, bmv, time consuming, administrative
"Now that the crisis is over, we can go back to our usual inefficiencies."
Tags:crisis, crisis, efficient, inefficient, efficiency, efficiencies, inefficiencies, manager, managers, management, corporations, office, offices, post-covid, post covid-19, post corona, post-corona, covid-19, covid 19, corona, coronavirus, novel coronavirus, corona virus, novel corona virus, pandemic, pandemics, self-isolation, social distanced, social distancing, social distancing rules, quarantine, quarantines, quarantined, lockdown, lockdowns, locked down, stay-at-home order, stay-at-home orders, shelter-in-place, shelter-in-place order, shelter-in-place orders, work from home, working from home, wfh
"Great, you finally complied with our clean desk policy! So what all were you able to get done today?!"
"Could you repeat that confirmation number?"
"I've deregulated Arthur, but he still doesn't run very efficiently."
Tags:restaurant, restaurants, fancy restaurant, fancy restaurants, upper-class dinner conversation, highbrow conversation, highbrow, economics, economists, financial regulation, deregulation, regulation, deregulate, free market, free market economics, free market capitalism, political ideology, political ideologies, efficient, inefficient, banking crisis, global financial crisis
"The company lacks leadership, we need to think about the possibility of thinking about whether it may be an idea to get together a few people to discuss looking into the problem!"
Tags:leader, leaders, business leader, business leaders, leadership role, leadership roles, inefficient, inefficiency, inefficiencies, discuss, discussion, discussions, meeting, meetings, team meeting, team meetings, endless meetings, idea, ideas, problem solving, problem solver, problem solvers, discussion, discussions, endless discussions, action, no action, all talk
Zorro, The Embroiderer
Tags:zorro, calling card, calling cards, hero, heroes, legend, legends, masked man, masked men, embroider, embroiders, embroidery, embroiderer, embroiderers, mysterious masked man, sew, sewing, sewing circle, sewing circles, mark, marks, marking, patience, patient, impatience, impatient, wait, waits, waiting, inefficient, inefficiency