n.— «“Desk-tractions”—a term coined by British secretarial recruitment consultancy Office Angels for the workplace distractions that cause workers to lose their focus—cause 33 per cent of employees to waste more than an hour a day, according to nearly 1,300 workers the consultancy polled.» —“Desk-tractions are well, distracting” (Globe and Mail) (Toronto, Canada) Nov. 16, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  1. paul says:

    Spending two to three hours daily with headphones on, I’m eager to read the entire article (when the Globe and Mail website stops trying to virus me).

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