Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Weird Condition Called Mondayitis One for Whingers

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Weird Condition Called Mondayitis One for Whingers

Article excerpt

LET the collective groans be heard. ItCOs Monday morning yet again.

ItCOs time for that weekly dose of pain with that first day back to school or work after those two glorious days of freedom.

ItCOs no big surprise, we knew it was coming.

The same thing happened last week, and the week before, and so on.

Am I the only one a bit sick of the Monday morning ritual? You know, those complaints about the weekend not being long enough and how upset we are at being made to earn our keep.

Time to face facts: WeCOre a naturally lazy bunch of people and no amount of time off is ever good enough.

People work 9amCo5pm five days a week, have an hour lunch break every day, and still complain when weCOre required back on Monday morning like it is above and beyond the call of duty.

They call it Mondayitis.

This is the part where I was planning to tell you itCOs a made-up word, but turns out itCOs actually in the Macquarie Dictionary.

C[pounds sterling]Mondayitis, noun, a lassitude and general reluctance to work as it is often experienced on Mondays. …

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