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i have to stay behind at work today because i "have to rewrite a fax to be more polite"
WTF!
It was a fax to our home company to revise some documents to one of our customers specs.

It said:
Hello,

Please revise the following (docs to looklike blah blah...)
Just a fax is ok. This is not urgent.
Thank you!

Signed blah blah

short, proper business-ey. I always get lectured about how my sentences are really complex and confuse the people back in Japan. so, here I go being all careful, and now im being RUDE! I said please and thank you!

i get so frustrated here. i keep getting in trouble.
sigh.

Comments

lisagoddess
Jul. 31st, 2002 04:43 am (UTC)
i dont know. i think the worst thing i could do is bite, actually. He is one of a system of people who will support him before me. i am, however, looking for jobs as we speak (type!)...thats why the request for ms word for NT. Id like to be able to do polish resumes from home instead of sneaking around at work. Not professional. so, yes, i need to think about how i should approach this and who in the company i should or should not talk to. i need a good recommendation, but i also know if there is ANY more of this ..this stuff going on, i very well might lose my temper and bite. Hard.
(Anonymous)
Jul. 31st, 2002 05:40 am (UTC)
Hell hath no fury... :)

Allan