Friday, November 21, 2008

al desko -- calendar sheet as of October, 31st

al desko: eating something, usually lunch, at one's desk. The expression is a play on the Italian word al fresco, which means outdoors or literally in the fresh (air).

Admit it. While scrolling through this newsletter with one hand, you're probably eating a Döner or a slice of pizza with the other. Glance down at your keyboard. Can you see morsels of bread, pieces of salad, bits of dried-out salami? Don't worry. You're just one of millions of workers who regularly eat al desko...

(unknown author)