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'We like to bring together people from radically different fields and wait for the friction to produce heat, light and magic. Sometimes it takes a while.'
"Something was definitely lost when we went from being hunter-gathers to browser-purchasers."
Tags:computer, computers, desk job, desk jobs, office job, office jobs, browser, browsers, computer work, hunter-gatherer, hunter-gatherers, lost, lose, lost something, nostalgia, nostalgic, office worker, office workers, sitting down, sit down, work, working, worker, workers, profession, professions, human development, human evolution
"Sorry, kiddo. Your old man has to work so you can go to the best drug trials in the country."
Tags:lab rat, lab rats, laboratory, laboratories, lab, labs, rat, rats, mouse, mouses, mice, scientist, scientists, maze, mazes, drug trial, drug trials, animal experiment, animal experiments, animal experimentation, ambitious, pushy, college fund, college funds, parent, parents, support, supportive, parental support, sacrifice, sacrifices, work life, home life, animal testing, work, profession, professions, parenting, parenthood
'Vicious, intelligent and ruthless? Certainly. But I think my biggest asset is that I'm a survivor!'
Sociologists on Strike! Nation in Peril!!
Career Paths Inc.
"My people have seventeen words for traffic."
Accountant getting a tattoo ('Born to Depreciate!')
Honest Ernie's E-Z Money Laundering
"When I see these guys in their fifteen-hundred-dollar suits and four-hundred-dollar shoes, I think I'm in the wrong business."
Tags:businessmen, businessman, banker, bankers, investment bankers, expensive suit, expensive suits, expensive shoes, expensive shoes, dressed to impress, sharp dresser, extravagant, extravagance, beggar, beggars, homeless, homeless person, homelessness, wealth inequality, wealth gap, income gap, income gaps, wrong business, wrong occupation, occupations, professions, professional beggar, professional beggars
'This is quite a scathing memo, Jane. Would you mind elaborating on the 'pervasive herd mentality' you claim our firm is riddled with?'
"I love being on the mommy track."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bird, birds, nest, nests, nesting, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, mommy track, job, jobs, profession, professions, career, career path, career paths
"I have no head for show business."
"I'm in securities." "I'm in insecurities."
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, shrink, shrinks, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, patient, patients, mental health, insecurity, insecurities, insecure, career, careers, job, jobs, profession, professions, security, securities, bank, banks, banking, banker, bankers, investment, investments, investing, investor, investors, trader, traders, trading, stock market, stock markets, wall street, financial industry, business, commerce
Caution: Generous Gratuity Expected
Tags:taxi, taxis, cab, cabs, car, cars, autos, auto, automobile, automobiles, transport, transportation, hail, hail a cab, hail a taxi, doorman, doormen, bellhop, bellhops, gratuity, gratuities, tip, tips, money, urban, city, cities, city life, modern life, job, jobs, work, worker, workers, profession, professions
'Irwin! Get your elbow up!...Good! Now twirl the bat, lift your foot up, put one hand on top of your helmet, stick out your tongue and hop like a rabbit.'
"The damsel-in-distress thing is just one of several income streams that I pursue."
'I told you not to wear your new contacts for more than 12 hours a day.'
'It's like the old days in the lab, Charlie. You learn the maze, you get the food pellet, you go home. What else can I say?'
"I'm a well known food critic, but I've never been able to turn it into cash."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, talking pet, talking pets, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, talking cat, talking cats, cat, feline, felines, cats, cat owner, cat owners, cat food, food, fussy, fussy eater, fussy eaters, picky, picky eater, picky eaters, critic, critics, food critic, food critics, reviewer, reviewers, money, job, jobs, profession, professions, fame, famous
The world's most unemployable family
Tags:family, families, parent, parents, child, children, career, careers, job, jobs, work, employment, employable, unemployable, unemployment, useless, useless career, useless degree, dead-end, handwriting analyst, handwriting analysts, art, artist, artists, repairman, repairmen, appliance repairmen, appliance repairman, door-to-door, door-to-door sales, sales, salesman, salesmen, door-to-door salesman, door-to-door salesmen, encyclopedia, profession, professions, professional, professionals, hopeless, no hope, job hunting, job search, looking for jobs, recruiting, recruitment, impractical, worthless
(I can't ever forgive my parents.) (I, on the other hand, am profoundly grateful to them.)
Tags:profession, professions, daddy issues, family problem, family problems, family drama, family issues, therapist, therapists, therapy, mental health, anxiety, anxieties, stress, stressed, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, counseling, greed, greedy
'Hey, look! The subpeonies are in bloom!'
She's been teaching too long!
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, classroom management, raising your hand, raise your hand, interrupting, question, questions, cocktail party, cocktail parties, party, parties, small talk, career, careers, profession, professions, old habits, teacher life, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school
"Daddy has a job that's, hard to explain but he's very good at it."