Tag Archives: humour

Exam questions (yeah right)

Thanks to Angelika Poltz via John Niland for these… Q. Name the four seasons. A. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar Q. Explain one of the processes by which water can be made safe to drink. A. Flirtation makes water safe … Continue reading

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French, Saunders, Madonna and bad translations

Have just finished reading ‘Dear Fatty’ by Dawn French and then Stephen Fry twitters about this. Lovely and very funny.

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The power of local eco projects

Another riveting TED talk on the value of local projects – to the bottom line, to the environment, to build skills. http://tinyurl.com/2f5qlf3

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Advertising doesn’t always work

I know this is old but I came across it again and it made me smile. Seth Godin talked about standing out at TED.com in 2003. This is more relevant today than when he presented at TED.com in 2003 http://www.ted.com/talks/seth_godin_on_sliced_bread.html

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Performance Evaluation translations

A keen analyst: Thoroughly confused. Accepts new job assignments willingly: Never finishes a job. Active socially: Drinks heavily. Alert to company developments: An office gossip. Approaches difficult problems with logic: Finds someone else to do the job. Average: Not too … Continue reading

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The golden age of jargon is over – or is it? “low hanging fruit” is still popular http://ping.fm/AJEfa

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Simon Cowell as your new HR Director

Love  this. … Who wouldn’t want to work somewhere with Jamie Oliver as the canteen manager?

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