In honor of Boss’s Day, which is on Friday, October 16, here are some facts on bosses, complements of the Happy Worker website:
-National Boss Day was created in 1958 by Patricia Haroski, a secretary at State Farm Insurance Company
-Official date for Boss Day (October 16) is Patricia’s father’s birthday
-The word ‘boss’ is from the Dutch word “baas” (meaning “a master), a standard title for a ship’s captain
-1625 was the first known time the word ‘boss’ was used in English
-Popularity of “Boss” in American English may be an egalitarian avoidance of the term “master”
Happy Boss’s Day to the one person I know who looks at my blog!