The Cure for the Monday Blues…

Sometimes, reading the Korea Times is exactly like reading The Onion.

This opinion piece, for example, suggests that the way to stop hating Monday mornings is simple…

… don’t take weekends off.

I bet his boss loves him… and wonder if anyone else in his life (wife? kids?) even recognize his face. I’ve met a number of older guys who discovered for themselves the wages of this kind of work schedule. It’s not pretty. And they never seem to pass on the lesson… or maybe younger guys just don’t listen, because they aren’t sure whether to take any advice seriously from their long-absent fathers.

What kills me is that this gets printed in a newspaper, rather than laughed at as the trash it is. What’s the Korean word for “workaholic”?

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