The Week contest: So boring
This week's question: A Frenchman has successfully sued his former employer for giving him such boring work he grew depressed; a court awarded Frederic Desnard $45,000, ruling he'd suffered a "bore-out." In seven words or fewer, please come up with an advertising slogan for a legal firm that specializes in representing victims of "bore-out."
THE WINNER: "You snooze, they lose"
Alan Martin, Park Ridge, Illinois
SECOND PLACE: "We turn your Zs into Gs"
Jason F. Danielian, Homewood, Illinois
THIRD PLACE: "You yawn ennui sue"
Lidia Zidik, Reading, Pennsylvania
"No fee until we prove ennui!"
David Bollermann, Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
"Don't Vegetate… Litigate"
J.Earl Williams, Evans, Georgia
"They bore, we score"
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Janet Coleman-Belin & Matt Mistele, Santa Monica, California
"From the boredroom to the courtroom"
Stuart Burkhoff, Great Neck, New York
"Fees for ZZZs"
Clifford Diver, Lewes, Delaware
"Nothing to do? Go ahead and sue!"
David L. Clark, Malibu, California
"Turn your blah into bling!"
Ivan Kershner, Salem, South Carolina
"Turn your lack of fun into funds"
Ken Kellam III, Dallas
"There's money in your monotony"
Norm Carrier, Flat Rock, North Carolina
"Litigate to stimulate"
Robyn Kupferman, Culver City, California
"We'll fight for your right to excite"
Joel Nelson, Goleta, California