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  • noun Plural form of workday.

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Examples

  • The actress ended up leaving the device in her trailer while shooing Solitary Man in NYC with Michael Douglas, and calls her workdays "much less stressful because of the change."

    Celebrity Mound

  • The Senate managed to top this feat of laziness, as three of their "workdays" lasted less than one minute!

    Corrupt Republicans Ruin Democracy

  • On nine of it's "workdays", the House held not a single vote, as they met for less than 11 minutes.

    Corrupt Republicans Ruin Democracy

  • Despite the promise of long workdays in less-than-cushy surroundings, many employees consider the stints prize postings.

    Doing Good to Do Well

  • The shift has been most dramatic for "knowledge workers" like computer programmers and lawyers, who devote nearly half their workdays to email.

    Why You Didn't Hit 'Reply'

  • Since the majority of his meetings are over the phone, he spends his workdays wearing sweats.

    Rowing to the Heart's Content

  • Many senior executives literally have two overlapping workdays: the one that is formally programmed in their diaries and the one "before, after, and in-between," when they disjointedly attempt to grab spare moments with their laptops or smart phones, multitasking in a vain effort to keep pace with the information flowing toward them.

    Recover From Information Overload

  • So on balance, this regulatory investment is a bargain for the public: workers would gain back hundreds of thousands of otherwise lost workdays and maybe even avoid agonizing, unnecessary death.

    Michelle Chen: In Anti-Government Poltiics, "Time-Out" on Regulation Versus Shortened Lives

  • For nearly a decade now, I've begun my workdays by focusing for 90 minutes, uninterrupted, on the task I decide the night before is the most important one I'll face the following day.

    Tony Schwartz: A 90-Minute Plan for Personal Effectiveness

  • For nearly a decade now, I ve begun my workdays by focusing for 90 minutes on the task I decide the night before is the most important one I ll face the following day.

    Tony Schwartz: A 90-Minute Plan for Personal Effectiveness

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