Feelin' Genki

Monday, September 18, 2006

The People in my Cubicle Neighbourhood

I suppose this happens everywhere, but I love the people I work with.

At work we like to post interesting news articles along with snarky comments. On Friday we were treated to this story about booze:

Alcohol use helps boost income: study

WASHINGTON (AFP) - People who consume alcohol earn significantly more at their jobs than non-drinkers, according to a US study that highlighted "social capital" gained from drinking...

This made the rounds with a call for more beer in the communal fridge, for the good of the company's financial statements.

We also had this "good news" story:

FDA: E. coli linked to Natural Selection Foods

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A California natural foods company was linked Friday to a nationwide E. coli outbreak that has killed one person and sickened nearly 100 others...

Scholarly analysis? It is now officially healthier to eat deep-fried Mars™ bars than spinach.

What I learned this week:

1. To reduce your risk of illness and increase your earning potential, eat more fried Mars bars and drink more alcohol.

Hope you all had a healthy and profitable weekend, everybody.

(Thanks to Curtis, Simon, and Cijaye for the snark!)


Anonymous Stephanie Martin said...

I should be financially stable after this last weekend.

9:02 AM

Anonymous curtis said...

Glad to inspire! I think a shot of Milo with a Mars and a Molson is apropos, non? :)

5:10 PM


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