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I'm not making this up you know... 
22nd-Oct-2008 04:05 pm
grammar
I was just at an all-staff meeting that was both being recorded and simulcast.

I erupted in an involuntary and loud snort.

The meeting was to discuss a new reporting environment/technique/etc., and a grid was being displayed to join users with the appropriate environment/technique/etc.

The rows on the grid were related to the different sorts of people we have who might want information -- from power users to upper level managers to assistants.

The columns on the grid were"

Who is the user? (Ok, that makes sense.)
What does the user want to know? (Good info to have.)
Where do we want the user to go? (...)
Comments 
23rd-Oct-2008 01:36 am (UTC)
Dainty!
23rd-Oct-2008 05:34 pm (UTC)
(as always!)
23rd-Oct-2008 03:02 am (UTC)
Your icon won't help you to spell my name correctly!
23rd-Oct-2008 05:40 pm (UTC)
That's true. (Gosh, you must be an Einstein or something!)
23rd-Oct-2008 05:44 pm (UTC)
Nah, just Irish. And dyslexic enough to have memorized the i and e rule wrong as a kid. But I did enjoy the icon.
23rd-Oct-2008 03:35 pm (UTC)
Oh my. That's just too ... too.

26th-Oct-2008 02:42 am (UTC)
For some reason I'm reminded of the Japanese translation of Micro$oft's old tag line, 'Where do you want to go today?' When it was translated back into English, it came out as 'No matter where you want to go, we'll make sure you get taken.'
And yes, I did post this from OVFF.
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