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Entries Tagged as 'high on highlighter'
August 21st, 2008 · 228 Comments
August 17th, 2008 · 215 Comments
As this sign from a Montgomery, Alabama breakroom shows, “PopCorn Users” remain one of the most persecuted groups in the workplace today.
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Tags: Alabama · bold-underlined-caps · excessive underlining · gloriously redundant · high on highlighter · irregular capitalization · microwave · Montgomery · most popular notes of 2008 · office · popcorn
May 15th, 2008 · 172 Comments
This public service announcement is brought to us by Tully’s Coffee, courtesy of Megan in Seattle.
March 30th, 2008 · 58 Comments
Finding funny-haha Engrish signs in Japan is almost too easy, but Biella from New York didn’t settle for cheap laughs during her trip. “Your English is good,” one might say, but this club’s “advisory” about the Tokyo police is pure paranoiac gold.
extra credit: Uniformed vigilantes patrol tokyo streets to intimidate slackers [boingboing.net]
March 11th, 2008 · 113 Comments
To quote Chris Anderson responding to Milton Friedman: “A free lunch doesn’t necessarily mean the food is being given away or that you’ll pay for it later — it could just mean someone else is picking up the tab.”
Indeed, Craig in New York offers this example of the negative externalities that can come along with free stuff. On one hand: free soda. On the other: notes like these. (You can still see the CliffsNotes version peeking out from underneath.)
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November 21st, 2007 · 117 Comments
You gotta love that passive voice! Any kindly guesses re: the crossed-out word?
July 3rd, 2007 · 42 Comments
Tim is the night auditor at a hotel in Fort Smith, Arkansas and hardly ever sees his bosses. Instead, they communicate with him through charming memos like this one.
May 30th, 2007 · 14 Comments
This exercise in redundancy is brought to us by Erika in Los Angeles. It’s like the note-writer couldn’t decide which tactic would be most effective and just opted for all of the above.
Tags: "helpful" advice · bullet points · excessive underlining · food · guilt trip · high on highlighter · Los Angeles · not-so-veiled threats · office · office fridge · pleasantries as afterthought · spelling and grammar police · stealing