The one-day-a-week furloughs — the result of the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration — will affect more than 650,000 DoD employees.
(Army headquarters has opted to furlough employees on Fridays).
One of Martin’s colleagues passed on his ode to the furloughed — with the caveat that he worked on the opus on his own time. Since the furloughs started this week, there’s likely to be a lot more free-time than usual.
“Furlough Fridays” – (to the tune of “Monday, Monday” by The Mamas & the Papas)
Furlough Fridays, aren’t cool to me Furlough Fridays, I will be … losing money On Furlough Fridays, Furlough Fridays you can guarantee That Friday mornings I won’t worry bout a VTC Furlough Fridays, please go away
Friday, Friday, it used to be my favorite day Oh, Friday mornings, are gonna be boring without any meetings On Furlough Fridays I’ll stay in bed, and watch Maury
Every other day, every other day
Every other day of the week is fine, yeah But whenever Friday comes – but whenever Friday comes