Fired for Wording!
February 19, 2007
Sure, Microsoft Word is fine for kids who want to write papers for school, but serious professionals should be very worried about using this dangerous tool! Just a few weeks ago, I found out about this poor Des Moines woman fired for Wording at work!
Three hundred single-spaced pages of irresponsibility. Her name is Emmalee Bauer, so perhaps we should give her a verb -- be careful with your word processor, or you could get Emmaleed™.
In completely, totally unrelated news, there was a nice story about Vox in the New York Times.