Math is tricky

Telling time with a calculator is even trickier.

I like the subtle barb implied by the line “We have provided additional training to prevent this happening again.” That means: “We have bought our idiot employee a first-grade math workbook that includes a great big picture of a clock.”

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  1. Nino
    Posted July 16, 2008 at 2:12 pm | Permalink

    Where I work, the punch-clock uses percents of hours instead of minutes — so this guy would have been fine if he worked in our payroll department.


  2. Rosebud
    Posted July 16, 2008 at 2:42 pm | Permalink

    I believe Asimov wrote a Black Widowers mystery about something similar.


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