Day 10 of Lockdown
RIP Eddie Large
He sadly passed away today from COVID-19 coronavirus.
Crimes Against Pasta
I never realised that some people rinse pasta after cooking it?
It's among other crimes in this great article.
What is Sox thinking?
She always has this look on her face...
Some Typo Mistake
I was reminded tonight of a time a colleague made an enormous typo...
When I was in an old job, I had an office which opened out onto the floorplate of the Supply Chain folks – mainly women – and I somehow became a bit of an agony aunt and someone in a Senior Management position they felt they could talk to.
One day, Tina came in to see me, almost in tears. She was beside herself with anxiety. I calmed her down and asked what the problem was. She showed me the email – the snot-a-gram that she had sent to a supplier who had cocked something up royally…
I read the email – it was certainly stern and straight to the point, but it seemed reasonable under the circumstances and I didn’t, at first, see why it had upset her so much.
…until I read her sign-off. Now, I use Kind Regards, but she used Regards…
And the ‘g’ is right next to the ‘t’ on the QWERTY keyboard.
So after giving them a bit of a royal rollicking, she had basically signed off by saying “Retards. Tina”!
I could see why she was so upset, so I offered to call them (which I did) to put things right…
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