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  • (fr. WordSpy, n.) Television shows and other media that portray characters as having excessive amounts of spare time.

    May 29, 2008

  • I take it 'excessive' means 'more than most of us can get'.

    May 29, 2008

  • I remember articles in the 1990's about the impending leisure crisis, ie. that technology would soon reduce everyone's working hours to such a degree that we would all have oodles and oodles of spare time and not enough ways with which to fill it.

    I suspect such things were bruited by the same sick puppies who overhyped the paperless office.

    November 17, 2008

  • Yes, apparently that worked out quite well. I'm now working several extra hours a day, thanks to technology.

    Thanks, technology. Really. :-\

    November 18, 2008