The English novelist Jerome K. Jerome was of the opinion that it is impossible to enjoy idling unless one has plenty of work to do.
“There is,” he said “no fun in doing nothing when you have nothing to do. Wasting time is merely an occupation then, and a most exhausting one.”
What, one wonders, would Jerome have made of the case of “Developer Bob” whose heroic efforts at idling have apparently been the talk of American work places for the past few days.
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