Tuesday, August 26, 2008

How Quickly Do You Think I Can Work?

Location: My desk (OK, my glorious pink desk)
Time: Moments ago
Action: An email is sent (which was an FYI to me, but something needing to be done by my sales office back east).
Further action: TWO SECONDS LATER my phone rings. The sender of said email was on the line and wanted to let me know that she sent me an email (um, am I retarded?) and that there was something needing to be done. Furious tongue biting on my end to not say, "Oh, you mean the email you sent TWO SECONDS AGO?!?!"
Question: Seriously? Really? Wasn't email invented to avoid this duplication of work? I'm just saying.

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