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US Workers Lost $37 Billion Waiting for In-Home Services
2011-11-08 06:08:22

According to a new survey, American workers lost an estimated $37 billion dollars sitting at home waiting for the cable guy and other in-home service providers during the past year. The survey, which was conducted by Zogby at the behest of Ohio-based mobile workplace solutions firm TOA Technologies, included interviews of more than 1,000 U.S. citizens, at random, regarding their experiences related to waiting for home-based services, Jason O. Gilbert of the Huffington Post reported on...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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