In the US - postal workers shot dead by a work colleague. Ages ago, but 'going postal' means going bonkers and wreaking your revenge.
Going postal is an American English slangphrase referring to becoming extremely and uncontrollably angry, often to the point of violence, and usually in a workplace environment. The expression derives from a series of incidents from 1986 onward in which United States Postal Service (USPS) workers shot and killed managers, fellow workers, and members of the police or general public in acts of mass murder. Between 1970 and 1997, more than 40 people were killed by current or former employees in at least 20 incidents of workplace rage. Between 1986 and 2011, workplace shootings happened at roughly two per year, with an average of 12 people killed per year.
Your selection of reading matter is slightly worrying.
Have you thought about trying Murder in the Willows, or Winnie the Chain Saw Slayer.
Much more calming and therapeutic
I have worked with some not-so-savoury types in the past, most of whom I would just have a laugh at if I heard something really awful had happened to them. I try not to think of these people any more, as they were (and probably still are) disgusting, vile, obnoxious and odious - and all at the same time.
However, I can't think of any of my current co-workers or bosses I don't like, I'm lucky to have fallen in with this crowd. And I suppose, of course, they are more than lucky to have got me!!
Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
I hope that I never become famous and someone trawls my contributions on this site looking for the odd post which may be offensive.
Thanks for sharing John, that is horrific and will definately effect the number of historic boats kept afloat and living for future generations to enjoy. Similar to carts "tax" of wider boats I'm sure it will lead to a reduction in the number of larger commercial boats kept floating. You hope that it's unforeseen consequences of these changes, but you never can be quite sure.
dogless: Yes thanks John ... no milk or sugar, but a nice biccy
Mar 31, 2020 12:27:19 GMT
loddon: Thanks for the confirmation, I am thinking of changing tablets because of the cough but maybe I wont
Mar 31, 2020 13:07:45 GMT
JohnV: There are other drugs but I haven't found the side effects with Ramipril to be bad, it seems to just make my throat a bit more sensitive so things that might have just tickled my throat and make me want to clear it now make me cough.
Mar 31, 2020 13:58:31 GMT
loddon: The cough is the only one I get from ramipril, although the combinatins of drugs I am on has interesting effects.
Apr 1, 2020 15:56:47 GMT