60 People to Avoid at the Water Cooler

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Crown/Archetype, Aug 24, 2004 - Humor - 192 pages
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You're smarter than they are.
You're more efficient than they are.
You’re funnier than they are.
But they have you outnumbered.


The Alpha Chimp
The Brown Noser
The Cheapskate
The Chitchat Artist
The Condescending IT Guy
The Dinosaur
The Floozy
The Gossip
The Hall Monitor
The Micromanager
The Nodder
The Office Girls
The Politico
The Potential Serial Killer
The Temp
The Water Cooler Casanova
The Yes Men

And everyone else in your office who makes you want to call in sick.


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Sometimes satirists are too cynical, but these portraits are generally very right on, if a little exaggerated. Particularly interesting is the fact that I read some of this book while at work. Very enjoyable. Creative.
by Andrew Bushard


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Okay I guess. Not comprehensive. Read full review


The Cheapskate
The Conclescending lT
The Disinterested Secretary
The Hall Monitor

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About the author (2004)

Author of A Field Guide to the Urban Hipster (Broadway 2003), JOSH AIELLO is a veteran of the cubicle trenches and can type thirty-five words per minute. His word-processing prowess was honed at a very wide range of employers, including Men’s Health magazine, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and Fleet Bank. He lives in New York City.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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