Why would 30,000 Americans pay $6 for a box of bull poop? According to the marketing material of one company that sold bull poop on Black Friday, you could “fertilize your garden, adorn a festive tree, or surprise a loved one with the gift of poop.”
The English language is full of idioms extolling the virtues of hard work. We praise employees who are willing to fight tooth and nail for the company. Someone ready to go the extra mile is the kind of worker we want on our team. But employees who keep their noses to the grindstone might not be what companies need to be successful.