Flibbertigibbet News

The Truth about Goats

Trust no one who cannot understand the ‘reply all’ function


Just as businesses around the UK are adjusting to the ramifications of GDPR, ‘Archie from accounts’ has just forwarded everyone the last two years’ worth of confidential invoices; along with proof positive that the CEO has been deducting underwear for his PA, as a legitimate expense.  The inability to master basic email protocol, means that everyone now knows that your employer is flirting with bankruptcy, nobody likes the new Security Guard and that Rachel in HR is ‘out of post-its’.

Protected health information is one mis-click away from becoming everyone’s topic of conversation; from Gustav’s haemorrhoid, Sacha’s drinking problem or to Maggie transitioning into Dave.  No credit card or security number is safe from an overly enthusiastic office worker, who cannot tell the difference between the send button and the nuclear launch code.

This does, of course, beg the question why have a ‘reply all’ button in the first place?  Isn’t it just an accident waiting to happen, like Boris Johnson’s cerebral cortex?   Explained one scientist:  ‘It’s the electronic equivalent of a wet paint sign.  People can’t help but press it.  It’s the opposite of a Pavlov effect. Nobody learns. Press button. Shit hits fan. Press button again’.

The upside is that many legendary secrets have now be revealed through email; such as Aliens at Roswell, KFC’s secret recipe and how James Corden keeps getting employed?  The only time that the ‘reply all’ function is never used is when it includes office information you genuinely need to know like – Whose turn it is to buy milk? Do spreadsheets matter? What your actual job is?

Advertisements

Give Wrenfoe a piece of your mind

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Information

This entry was posted on May 21, 2019 by in International Business and tagged , , , .

Reformation (play script)

Prize Winners

Our readers described Flibbertigibbet News as ..."only slightly less accurate than the Daily Mail"(Dizzychick84) ..."clearly under-appreciated" (Sean Smithson)..."Half man, half goat. All Comedy"(JizzOSmith)..."the best reason for smirking at work" (DavidHollands) and ..."clearly an elaborate internet phishing scam!"(XangChek12)

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive FREE notifications of new posts by email.

Join 9,610 other followers

Blog Stats

  • 42,051 fumbles

Follow Wrenfoe on Twitter

By

Award Winning

Reader Review

"It takes a sick and yet highly evolved mind to fully grasp the sophistication of your humor. I tried to explain this to my wife, who thought I was having convulsions as I lay on the floor laughing." (Mike Lince)

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2018

Flib Zealots

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2014

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2013

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2015

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2016

Flibbertigibbet Annual 2017

%d bloggers like this: