On Sunday’s episode of CBS’s Undercover Boss, Sheldon Yellen, CEO of Belfour Property Restoration, went undercover to meet and work with his low-level employees. One employee Sheldon met was a young carpenter named Drew. In a fashion repeated numerous times on the show, the boss and the employee share a snack after the boss tries (and fails) to do the work of the employee. At snack-time, the employee usually shares a tale of unimaginable woe or seemingly unachievable aspirations (“I work sixteen hours per day to pay for my disabled son’s medication” or “I want to go to school for art, but I will never have the time”). This time, the conversation (starting at 13:30) went a little differently…
- Pwn (v.) Slang term derived from the verb own, as meaning to appropriate or to conquer to gain ownership. The term implies domination or humiliation of a rival.
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