All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy
A person who never takes time off from work becomes boring and bored.
Why Is The Name Jack Used In So Many Fairy Tales?Doesn’t it seem like a disproportionate number of fairy tales contain a hero named Jack? Is this just a coincidence?
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