(1). A statement usually made by the person in your office that historically has done neither.
“Hey guys, I didn’t get a chance to finish up those reports you needed, anyways, anyone wanna hit TGI Fridays with me? Work Hard, Play Hard, am I right?”
(2). Something lonely Jackie from Accounting says in her Facebook status update on Saturday nights before she heads out to The Olive Garden with “the girls”.
Update – Saturday February 22nd 2014, 5:37 PM: “Never ending pasta and bread sticks? Count me hungry! Heading out with the girls after a long week of work. Work Hard, Play Hard!!”
(3). A statement used by stock brokers (emphasis on the “bro”) when they want to blow off some steam after a week of “totally crushing it”.
“We totally crushed it this week bro, let’s head over to Off The Wagon and hit on some NYU freshmen! Work Hard, Play Harder bro!!”