Date: Tue, 19 May 1998 12:43:09 -0500
From: Grant Barrett
Subject: Sri Lankan psychologist taxi driver syndrome

I think this phrase, and its use, is worth passing on.

(Edited from

[Australian] migration Minister Philip Ruddock says the points system used to
screen immigrants will be toughened, making entry harder for those with
qualifications in occupations already over-supplied.
The changes address what is seen in the government as the "Sri Lankan
psychologist taxi driver syndrome" - a crude reference to the problems
encountered by many skilled immigrants in finding work in their chosen fields.

Grant Barrett