David Hunter: Previous jobs offer fodder for freelancer As a freelance writer, I’ve had some miserable jobs. A couple of the more memorable were hod-carrying — a hod is a three-cornered box with a long handle on it to hand up supplies to a brick mason — and the other was bagging 100 pounds of beans at a time and loading them onto trucks.
June 11, 2013 - Knoxville News Sentinel
How to Tell if a Company Culture Will be a Bad Fit If you've ever worked somewhere that made you miserable, you know how important it is to check out the company before accepting a job there. But that's easier said than done - companies don't usually make it easy to peek behind the curtain and see what working there will really be like.
June 10, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
NBA Finals can be memorable, miserable for San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat The NBA Finals. Just being here can be memorable — and miserable. And surprise, it's those supposedly stoic Spurs who are having more fun, while the South Beach bunch is a little grumpy and grouchy. The Miami Heat may be on top of the basketball world, but there's no joy unless they stay there. "Playoffs ain't fun, man. I'm sorry to bust anyone on the outside's bubble," Dwyane Wade said. "As a ...
June 9, 2013 - KSAT San Antonio
JK Rowling in Scopical We're talking suicidal thoughts here, we're not talking 'I'm a little bit miserable,'Rowling said. "Mid-20s life circumstances were poor and I really plummeted. The thing that made me go for help......"
Bob Dole in Los Angeles Times Dole said, among other things, that "there are miserable creatures" like McClellan in every administration who are spurred on by greed.