Home » Dictionary » irritable desk syndrome

irritable desk syndrome

irritable desk syndrome
 n.— «They even coined a new term for this hazard that today’s uber modern work culture has churned out—Irritable Desk Syndrome. Researchers say the syndrome is the after—effect of a cluttered desk, poor posture and long working hours. Symptoms range from irritability, lack of motivation to work and neck and back pain.» —“Tidy That Desk” by Vinita Singh Times of India Sept. 2, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

Leave a comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further reading

At First Blush (episode #1529)

Book recommendations and the art of apology. Martha and Grant share some good reads, including an opinionated romp through English grammar, a Spanish-language adventure novel, an account of 19th-century dictionary wars, and a gorgeously illustrated...

Niblings and Nieflings (episode #1525)

How do actors bring Shakespeare’s lines to life so that modern audiences immediately understand the text? One way is to emphasize the names of people and places at certain points. That technique is called billboarding. And: Anyone for an...