Dictionary with a Touch of Humor
(enjoying words with special points of view, sometimes humorous, and which are not found in a "regular" dictionary)
At a grave in a cemetery, two women are visiting. One woman says, "I understand he was a workaholic." The other woman responds, "He was . . . but, he drank at home, too."
3. Etymology: coined from work with the second element abstracted from alcoholic.
This provides us with the old Rodney Dangerfield joke: "My old man was a workaholic and every time he thought about work, he got drunk."