“There is no substitute for hard work.”-Thomas Edison

Labor Day is just around the corner, so we thought it would be apropos to celebrate the people whose jobs give others hope, joy, and charity; comfort, sustenance and shelter.

1. Teachers

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2. Firemen

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3. NursesFile:Navy nurse corps 1908.jpg

4. Volunteers for charities that actually help others

5. Music composers

6. Craftsmen and craftswomen

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7. Service dog trainers

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8. Conservationists

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9. Mothers

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10. Hospice workers and home health aides

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11. Flight attendants

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12. Animal rescue teams

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13. Anyone who works at St. Jude’s

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14. Farmers

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15. Servicewomen–and men

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16. Ice cream manufacturers

And then there are those whose jobs consistently manage to aggravate, agitate, anger, thwart, taunt and terrorize us.

1. Meter maids

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2. Mattress salesmen

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3. Anyone who works for Ashley Madison

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4. Political fundraisers (and the politicians they represent)

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5. Celebrities who are famous for being famous

6. Gossip TV anchors and writers

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7. Hackers

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8. Telemarketers

9. Identity thieves

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10. Uninformed & testy customer service reps

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11. Landlords

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12. Anyone who works for/or promotes tobacco products

  • Birdiebee

    You got it on this one. Thanks!

    • GeriFOF

      Thanks, Birdiebee. What a cut name that is!

      Geri, FabOverFifty

    • GeriFOF

      Thanks, Birdiebee. What a cute name that is!

      Geri, FabOverFifty

      • Birdiebee

        This was my nickname as a child. My dad also named his boat “Birdiebee”.