swivel chair job
 n.— «Senator William Langer…charged yesterday that there are “three-quarters of a million young fellows of draft age now holding down swivel chair jobs instead of being in the armed services where they belong.” These young men holding down “cinch jobs”…are “mostly of rather wealthy parentage and of families of rather great influence.”» —“Senator Assails Big U.S. Payrolls” New York Times June 28, 1943. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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