It's not so much a fringe benefit as a vital part of your total wage. That's why the company doesn't pay you as much as you know you're worth: you're virtually expected to lift glue, paper, pens and whatnot for home projects. Scott Adams calls this Virtual Hourly Compensation, q.v.

I still remember with great glee the time I was escorted from the building where I had worked for over a year by Security with Pritt-stik(TM) and biros in my pocket... I still have the Pritt-Stik as a souvenir.

Pritt-stickin' it to The Man...?

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