Tuesday, June 28, 2005

"Frostbite" is the new "Carpel Tunnel"

It is so cold in my office right now, it looks like I'm smuggling raisins in my bra. I'm contemplating lighting a fire in my waste basket just to warm up.


Beth said...

Don't know if this link will work for you: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=FB0F17FD3F5D0C738EDDAC0894DD404482&incamp=archive:search

Abstract cuz I'm not paying for the article: Is a Salaryman Without a Suit Like Sushi Without the Rice?

By JAMES BROOKE (NYT) 1288 words
Late Edition - Final , Section A , Page 1 , Column 1

ABSTRACT - Chairman of Japan's largest company, Hirochi Okuda of Toyoto Motor, spearheads new national campaign to cajole businessmen to shed their beloved dark business suits this summer to help nation save energy; sartorial revolution is intended to cut summer air-conditioning bills in world's second-largest oil importer; even in Parliament, rules committee is expected to vote to allow members to doff their coats in offices and committee rooms, throwback to pre-air-conditioning days; all public and private offices will set their air-conditioners at sweltering 82.4 degrees Fahrenheit; some Japanese men sniff plot by nation's apparel industry to copy boom enjoyed by American men's clothing stores decade ago, when Casual Fridays forced office workers to augment their wardrobes with pressed khakis and nice sports shirts; photos (M)

Cupcake said...

Thanks for ignoring my vulgarity and posting something relevent.