This yawning man by Brueghel is absolutely... contagious, yes, almost. Beautifully done for sure.
While looking for quotes on boredom recently (to make our Facebook profile as un-boring as possible, without being primitive, bien sur!) I found many good ones, but one jumped at me right now & you will understand why if you read the posts below.
"Probably the difference between man and monkeys is that monkeys are merely bored, while man has boredom plus imagination" (Lin Yutang).