v.— «Boss-napping—as it is now known—is becoming increasingly common in France, against the fraught backdrop of economic crisis. The chief executive and director of human resources of Sony France were both held hostage by employees in a protest over layoffs two weeks ago.» —“‘Boss-napped’ manager set free after climbdown” by Adam Sage in Paris, France Times (London, England) Mar. 26, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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