Desk Jockey


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Desk Jockey

A slang term for an office worker. Examples of desk jockeys include insurance adjusters and tax preparers.
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bad TURN OVER FOR MORE MONDAY The Other Guys 9pm Comedy Central Enjoy odd-couple chuckles as Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg play two mismatched 'desk jockey' cops forced to work together on a high-profile investigation.
However, as events take an unexpected turn, the former desk jockey seeks vengeance against his new employers.
Plucking a 'low hanging fruit' does suggest reaching for only what's easily achievable and 'thread the needle' tells you it's a job for the wise old desk jockey and not some gun-toting, wet-behind-the-ears amateur.
With only a theorized connection to a Brazilian crime organization, FBI desk jockey Nikki Benton is left with a lean case file and questions of why the Chicago office is part of an international investigation.
In July of the same year, Hori decided life as a desk jockey was not for her and she became the disciple of Chen Cheng-hsiung, a tattoo master in Kaohsiung.
But with a mountain of work ahead, what's a desk jockey to do?
The film Whiskey Tango Foxtrot tosses Tina Fey (of SNL and 30 Rock fame) into a warzone, as reporter Kim Baker, a desk jockey turned adrenaline junkie.
Its weight isn't an issue, at least for me, and I've been a desk jockey for 16 years now.
"The uninformed opinions of a Washington, D.C., desk jockey who's never stepped foot in Texas couldn't be less relevant to what's actually happening on the ground."
Part office, part living room, part gym, the InForm Fitness Studio on the Upper East Side of Manhattan became the scene of my transformation from a physically declining desk jockey into a woman determined to build her core strength.
The scandal involved a young desk jockey who succeeded in socking it with a multibillion-dollar trading loss in 2011.
"So", says a pen-pushing government desk jockey, "anything else, Mr Boyle?" "Yeah.