JOBS: The Word of the Month October 2011

Every month, we take a look at a word in the headlines, in English, for your English. See more at The Word of the Month.


A Job is a position, profession or type of work.

Steve Jobs. 1956–2011. Now living in the iClouds. He lived life to the Macs.

Joblessness Around the World:

Zimbabwe: 97% unemployment rate (pretty much everyone except Mugabe)

Afghanistan: 35% (lots of distractions these days)

Spain: 20% (we are all indignant)

Apple Computers: 100% (no more Jobs)


’10 years ago we had Steve Jobs, Bob Hope and Johnny Cash… now we have no Jobs, no Hope and no Cash.’

Anonymous Internet Optimist

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Popular Jobs: Dictator, pop star, astronaut.

Bad Jobs: Michael Jackson’s doctor, Bernie Madoff’s accountant.

Great Jobs: Blow jobs, Boob jobs, Steve Jobs (rest in peace).

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