Lexicon

Deliveroo

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EN Deliveroo are those youngsters on their bikes wearing green backpacks with kangaroos on them. We love them. Why, you ask? Because they feed us! They pick up any- and everything we can think of from the sleaziest pizza place to a Michelin star restaurant and bring it to our desk so we can carry on working without our basic needs ever being in panic mode. Very crucial when working for deadlines or having a team meeting. Or just when you don't want to (or can't) cook


NL Deliveroo zijn die pubers op hun fiets met een groene rugzak met kangoeroes op. Onze beste vrienden. Waarom? Omdat die ons eten op tafel zetten! Ze pikken alles op dat we maar kunnen bedenken, van de vettigste pizza tot een Michelin-ster-waardig restaurant. Ze brengen dat tot aan onze bureau, waardoor we gewoon kunnen doorwerken zonder dat onze basisbehoefte ooit in paniekmodus moeten schieten. Nogal onmisbaar als je met deadlines werkt of een team meeting op de planning hebt staan. Of als je gewoon niet wilt (of kunt) koken. Tja #firstworldproblems


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