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Why is it

By eileenjb ·
That all my users moan more on Mondays than any other day? Has anyone else noticed this?

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by TonytheTiger In reply to Why is it

Because they have to strain to remember their passwords.

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Nothing unique about IT

by DC Guy In reply to Why is it

All workers in all trades moan more on Mondays. After spending the weekend in "real life," at home with our families, doing the things we enjoy and/or find fulfilling, here we are back on our heads for another week.

Living in a country whose government is beholden to the oil industry doesn't help. Most of us could do our jobs at home since most of us happen to have a computer and a telephone there. But making everyone spend two hours a day fighting gridlock means more profits for the people who pull the puppet strings.

Even if it means everybody shows up especially cranky on Monday.

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NAW...

by Surflover In reply to Nothing unique about IT

you don't think oil has anything to do with it???... our govt. could never think of deplenishing a non renewable resource, and pollute our planet, just to make someone rich...

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It's simple math

by M_a_r_k In reply to Why is it

We all moan. Mondays get 3/7 of all the moaning we do about work cuz there ain't anybody around to moan to on Saturday or Sunday. The other four (4) days of the week each 1/7 of all the moans. 3/7 + 4 * 1/7 = 7/7 = one week's worth of moaning. If you worked for a company that had a work week of, say Thur through Monday, then your Thursday would be your moan day.

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And another thing....

by M_a_r_k In reply to It's simple math

Monday was originally pronounced Moanday back in days when the day-naming people were naming days. It was called Moanday precisely for the reason you stated...b/c people moan more on that day. It was pronounced Moanday because the Old English language had a horrible accent. Even worse than the Boston accent. As time went on and people learnt how to speak English, it was eventually changed to the current spelling of "Monday".

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That is the most inspired piece

by CharlieSpencer In reply to And another thing....

Of bu!!$hit I've encountered in a while.

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I beg your pardon!

by M_a_r_k In reply to That is the most inspired ...

Inspired? Yes. Bullshit? Would I bullshit anyone? Never! haha

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Mark

by Neil Higgins In reply to And another thing....

I like a lot of your posts,but old English,Boston accent? As a brit,you should live here.Our regional accents change every twenty odd miles,so noone has a clue what most people are saying,bless their cotton socks.However,as a "brummie",educated in Sheffield,with Welsh grandparents,and aussie relatives,how the **** do you think we all get on,especially on Monday.I dont moan on Monday.Okey!!!

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Modern English accents

by M_a_r_k In reply to Mark

You're right about the Brit accents. I was in England a while back. Couldn't understand a word that was spoken. I may as well have been in Bulgaria. You guys took a great language and totally fouled it up.

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wait a minute

by Surflover In reply to Modern English accents

I thought we were the ones that totally foul'd up the language?... at least that's what my brit friends tell me... and BTW, what does "limey" refer to?

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