Frequently we are the recipient of e-mails that are so poorly constructed they are nothing less then offensive. Dan remarked recently that it must have taken more effort to write it incorrectly then to just use real words and write in full sentences. Not only do we suffer the barrage of willful negligence, but sometimes we encounter remarks so bazar that we can only hope it was a joke. Deep down we know that it’s not really a joke, and people treat e-mail like time-delayed IM.
With that said, I’d like to introduce a new series of posts that will highlight some of these shining examples. Each of them will be tagged with wtf and sufficiently conceal the identity of the offending party.
Here we go:
Subject: Re: Embedded Font Temporary Location
Date: July 17, 2007 10:35:48 AM EDT
That’s on the computer?