"Unlike a brain surgeon, the beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time."
— Robert Cormier
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Perks or perqs
It's interesting that an extra benefit for a job is called a perk. Why? It comes from the word perquisite. For example, use of the company's jet is a perquisite of the job. So is a company car. I guess perqs just wouldn't go over well.