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For those of you, like me, who are running the rat race...
galadrion
Some thoughts... ye gods, who set up this course? And where can I get in line to bludgeon him heavily?

IN PRISON...you spend the majority of your time in an 8X10 cell.
AT WORK... you spend the majority of your time in a 6X8 cubicle.
IN PRISON...you get three meals a day.
AT WORK...you only get a break for one meal and you pay for it.
IN PRISON...you get time off for good behaviour.
AT WORK...you get more work for good behaviour.
IN PRISON...the guard locks and unlocks all the doors for you.
AT WORK...you must carry around a security card and open all the doors for
yourself.
IN PRISON...you can watch TV and play games.
AT WORK...you get fired for watching TV and playing games.
IN PRISON...you get your own toilet.
AT WORK...you have to share with some idiot who pees on the seat.
IN PRISON...they allow your family and friends to visit.
AT WORK...you can't even speak to your family.
IN PRISON...all expenses are paid by the taxpayers with no work required.
AT WORK...you get to pay all the expenses to go to work and then they tax
your salary to pay for prisoners.
IN PRISON...you spend most of your life inside bars wanting to get out.
AT WORK...you spend most of your time wanting to get out and go inside bars.
IN PRISON...you must deal with sadistic wardens.
AT WORK...they are called managers.

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Yeah, tell me about it. Though I've been lucky, few managers I've had have been sadistic; the worst has been a lead with all the tact and charm of Don Rickles.

BTW, you have heard the satirical words to your music that were circulating through Britain during WW II, haven't you?

Cheers,
Cateagle

Indeed I have, m'friend. What do you think has been running through my head for the last week? That's why I posted that particular title, after all.

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