Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Karoshi: (kah-ro-shi) noun: A term without an English equivalent that is used in English-speaking circles just the same. Karoshi is a Japanese term that describes a death occurring from overwork. The idea is that certain physical ailments that bring about death in a person can be directly attributed to overwork.

"Most people in the publishing industry are in grave danger of karoshi."

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