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The Devil's Workshop
Tags:devil, devils, satan, hell, the after life, punishment, punishments, sinner, sinners, demon, demons, bottled water, water bottle, water bottles, water, capitalism, capitalist, capitalist, profiteer, profiteering, take advantage, taking advantage, consumerism, consumer, consumers, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, basic commodity, basic commodities, drought, droughts, water shortage, water shortages
"O.K., her mouth is full—run over and ask her if everything is O.K.!"
Tags:wait staff, waiting staff, waiter, waiters, eating out, dining out, customer service, bad service, bad customer service, restaurant, bad restaurant, bad restaurants, talking with your mouth full, speaking with your mouth full, take advantage, taking advantage, polite, politeness, inconsiderate, lazy, laziness, rude, rudeness
"Fetch, Ernie, fetch!"
Tags:fetch, fetches, fetching, hubcap, hubcaps, dog, dogs, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs, retailer, retailers, collector, collectors, collection, collections, making money, businessman, businesswoman, take advantage, taking advantage, speedbump, speed bumps, speed bump, pothole, potholes, rough road, rough roads, road, roads, road repair, road repairs
"The sooner I start smoking, the sooner I get my big settlement from the tobacco companies."
Tags:smoking, smoker, smokers, tobacco, tobacco company, tobacco companies, bad habit, bad habits, start young, starting young, baby, babies, infant, infants, toddler, toddlers, terrible twos, terrible 2s, sue, suing, settlement, settlements, legal settlement, legal settlements, take advantage, taking advantage
"Want to hear about my day?"
"Oh that's great, that's so good- you announce the layoffs."
Tags:fired, firing, pass the buck, bad manger, bad mangers, getting fired, canned, can, canning, getting canned, getting the sack, sacking, sacked, laid off, laid-off, lay off, bad management, management style, management styles, lay-off, lay offs, lay-offs, redundancy, made redundant, take advantage, taking advantage, announcement, announcements, redundancies, downsizing, unemployed, unemployment
"I finally found a designer with a sweatshop that's right for me."
Tags:sweatshop, sweatshops, child labour, child labourer, child labourers, third world, the third world, inequality, social inequality, poverty gap, the poverty gaps, the wealth divide, exploit, exploitation, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, take advantage, taking advantage, designer, designers, fashion designer, fashion designers, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities, poverty, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
Tags:golf, golfing, golfer, golfers, golf enthusiast, gold enthusiasts, golf ball, golf balls, time wasting, time waster, time wasters, waste of time, lazy, laziness, executives, executive, business executives, business executive, business executives, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, hierarchy, hierarchies, office hierarchy, office hierarchies, take advantage, taking advantage, putt, putting, office golf
"I can't imagine why we didn't think of this before."
Tags:consumer, consumers, consumerism, commercialize, commercializes, commercialization, commercialise, commercialisation, commercialising, easter, easter bunny, mall santa, mall santas, department store santa, department store santas, santa claus, meet santa, meeting santa, meet the easter bunny, meeting the easter bunny, religious holiday, religious holidays, capitalise, capitalising, capitalism, capitalize, capitalizing, capitalization, capitalisation, take advantage, taking advantage, entrepreneur, innovator, innovators, innovation, bottom line, bottom lines, present, presents, gift, gifts
Tags:panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, homeless, homelessness, social inequality, inequality, begging, beggar, beggars, poverty gap, dog, dogs, puppy, puppies, pet dog, pet dogs, dog lover, dog lovers, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, mans best friend, man's best friend, performing dog, performing dogs, performing animal, performing animals, take advantage, taking advantage
"You'll have no problem squeezing 80 hours into a 30 hour week."
Tags:job application, job applications, job interview, job interviews, interview, interviews, overworked, overworking, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, modern expectations, rat race, the rat race, getting ahead, high expectations, take advantage, taking advantage, bad employer, bad employers
"Faster! By God, you'll earn that tip yet!"
Tags:bellboy, bellboys, tip, tips, hotel, hotels, posh hotel, posh hotels, expensive hotel, expensive hotels, hospitality, bag cart, bag carts, bag trolley, bag trolley, hospitality industry, take advantage, taking advantage, childish, childishness, immature, immaturity, bellhop, bellhops, room service, good service, customer service, rich person, rich people
"I think older women with younger men threatens all the right people."
Tags:age gap, age gaps, age gaps relationship, age gap relationships, gender issue, gender issues, gender inequality, sexism, sexist, sexists, misogyny, misogynist, misogynists, take advantage, taking advantage, misandry, misandrist, misandrists, turning the tables, role reversal, role reversals, threat, threats, threatening, unconventional, unconventional relationship, unconventional relationships
"I know if Crampton were here he'd want us to divvy up his bonus."
Tags:board meeting, board meetings, business meeting, business meetings, meeting, meetings, bonus, bonuses, executive, executives, business executives, business executive, missed meeting, missed meetings, theft, thief, steal, stealing, divvy up, dividing fairly, dividing, take advantage, taking advantage, share, sharing, divvied up, opportunist, opportunists, exploiting, exploiting, exploited
Tags:cash poor, the cash poor, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, begging, beggar, beggars, homeless, homelessness, cash poor asset rich, asset rich, asset, asset riches, economic asset, economic assets, transaction, transactions, monetary transactions, rich person, rich people, the one percent, the 1 percent, wealth divide, wealth gap, wording, trick, tricks, trickery, take advantage, taking advantage, con, cons, con artists, con artist
"Now, if you'll just sign right here, Mr. Hark, you'll make the biggest mistake of your life!"
Tags:contract, contracts, signing a contract, signing contracts, contract signing, pressure, pressuring, pressurising, pressurizing, mistake, mistaken, making a mistake, the small print, small print, read the small print, exploit, exploitation, taking advantage, take advantage, manipulation, manipulate, biggest mistake of you life, legal document, legal documents, legal documentation, signature, signature, legally bound, legally binding, legally binding contract, legally binding contracts, business man, business men, business person, business people, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, vulnerable, vulnerability, vulnerable person, vulnerable people
"I'm sorry your wife doesn't understand you, but this is a dry cleaner's."
Tags:bartender, bartenders, advice, life advice, bad marriage, bad marriages, dry cleaner, dry cleaners, dry-cleaner, dry-cleaners, overshare, oversharing, mistake, mistakes, take advantage, taking advantage, drycleaner, drycleaner's, cliche, cliches, accident, accidents, drowning your sorrows, pub, bar, bad relationship, bad relationships
'The answer is still no. I may look like a pushover, but I'm not.'
"Yes, the are crazy, but they can open the fridge."
"And, in exchange for his testimony, your client gets to pick something nice out of our catalogue."
Tags:consumerism, bribe, bribes, settlement, settlements, legal settlement, legal settlements, lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, prosecutor, prosecutors, legal representation, testimony, shopping, catalogue, catalogues, shopping catalogues, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, take advantage, taking advantage, bad deal, bad deals, cutting a deal
"For God's sake, if you're going to take the fall for me, do it like a man."
Tags:executive, executives, take the fall, taking the fall, business executive, business executives, scapegoat, scapegoats, scapegoating, manager, managers, company scapegoat, company scapegoats, regret, regrets, regretting, regretful, mistake, mistakes, take advantage, taking advantage business manager, business managers, boss, bosses
"Honest, I only want tom take you to lunch."
Tags:tied down, hands tied, hands are tied, business meeting, business meetings, business lunch, business lunches, deceit, deceiving, deceitful, deal, deals, business deals, business deal, business man, business men, businessman, businessmen, businessperson, take advantage, take advantage, manipulate, manipulator, manipulators, manipulating
"You will awaken and do some light filing, answer the phone, that sort of thing."
Tags:therapy, therapists, therapist, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, psychoanalysis, hypnotherapy, hypnotherapist, hypnotherapists, take advantage, taking advantage, personal assistant, personal assistants, unprofessional
"The meaning of life is free, but the secret of success will cost you."
Tags:guru, gurus, hermit, hermits, wisdom, wise old sage, meaning of life, the meaning of life, success, secret of success, the secret of success, ambition, ambitions, ambitious, capitalism, capitalist, capitalists, modern lift, modern times, modern attitudes, privilege, privileges, privileged, rip off, rip offs, rip-off, rip-offs, take advantage, taking advantage
"Do you need an attorney, little boy?"
Tags:lawyer, lawyers, attorney, attorneys, exploit, exploitation, take advantage, taking advantage, shopping mall, shopping malls, lost kid, lost kids, lost child, department store, department stores, legal representation, legal right, legal rights, right to legal representation, profiteer, profiteering, vulnerable, vulnerability