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May 05, 2014

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I learned about the word "jobsworth" a few years ago while reading an English news article about a man who was trapped in a drain during a violent rainstorm. The so called rescuers stood around discussing how to save him while the water rose around him for FOUR hours. Then the man drowned while the rescuers and news media watched.

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