Billy works in an office. He is talking to his teacher friend.

But you get all those paid holidays! Lucky you.

We do but our salary is spread out over the year. It’s complicated. But yes, the holidays are a time to connect with my friends and family again.

How many weeks holiday do you get again?

About 13 weeks.

And you get paid for those weeks?

Well no. But yes. Most people get 4 weeks off a year. So if you take that away, that only leaves 9 weeks holiday I suppose.

Are you having a laugh! Is that suppose to make me feel better! Ha ha. 9 weeks! So that’s 32.5 hours a week multiplied by 9 weeks…. That’s 292 hours you get paid for doing nothing!

Actually, I

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