Quote Originally Posted by Rusty Jones View Post
This is something that's usually said to someone being made to work a ridiculous amount of hours with no time off in the forseeable future.

Not sure if it's meant to shut a complainer up, or if it's meant make a complainer think "Well, gee, now that you put it THAT way; I'm happy!".
+1

In the corollary...this is often used to show how supposedly underpaid the military is.

"I get paid only $8.50 per hour (if you count 24/7)...and Betty McBurgerflipper wants $15 per hour?"....blah blah blah.