Job vs. Work

Wade Davis being interview on ABC Big Ideas:

First of all, I’ve never had a job. I did the commencement speech for my oldest daughter’s graduation, and it was at a time when I knew that seventy percent of U.S. graduates weren’t getting jobs. So I looked up the origin of the word ‘job’ and it comes from the old medieval French word devorer, meaning to devour. And the word ‘work’ comes from the beautiful Angelo-Saxon root meaning to celebrate, create, empower — so my lesson is never have a job but work ferociously hard.

Via James Shelley