The Ocho | Downward Economics | News | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

The Ocho | Downward Economics 

Pin It

nEight recent cutbacks at [your office here] necessitated by the “downward economy”:


8. Office Christmas party postponed until May 2009.
n7. “Casual Friday” replaced with “Fight for Your Accounts Cage-Match Monday.”
n6. Overtime wages now paid out in positive reinforcement and hugs.
n5. Web development department downsized to “guy who won’t give up the password.”
n4. Reception-area music replaced with boss’ “Smooth Lovin’” mix CD.
n3. New insurance provider: Totally Awesome Healthcare.
n2. Company work-hours alcohol policy modified from “prohibited” to “BYOB.”
n1. This Ocho will now cost you $1.50 to post on the break-room refrigerator. (PayPal accepted)

Pin It


More by Bill Frost

  • Available Jones

    Eight great achievements by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert during eight years in office.
    • Nov 29, 2017
  • Get Happy!

    Happy! brings the weirdness to Syfy; Fuller House further erodes 'Merica.
    • Nov 29, 2017
  • Thanks for Nothin'

    Eight things you just don't want to hear from family this Thanksgiving.
    • Nov 22, 2017
  • More »

Latest in News

  • Guerrilla Conservation

    Bears Ears' only visitor and education center isn't run by the feds.
    • Jul 10, 2019
  • Final Chapter

    Iconic downtown bookshop Eborn Books shutters.
    • Jul 3, 2019
  • A Delicate Dance

    LoveLoud Festival returns for third year of LGBTQ uplift and inspiration.
    • Jun 26, 2019
  • More »


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • Sousa Mendes' List

    Holocaust rescuer's legacy lives on in Utah.
    • Jan 17, 2018
  • Going, Going, Gone?

    Rights to a sizable chunk of public lands is up for grabs.
    • Feb 7, 2018

© 2019 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation