Does political correctness piss you off? I can tell you, it pisses me off no end. The thing is there is a funny side to political correctness which is why I’ve included it in this weeks Friday Funnies. Well, it’s not really a funny side so much as a joke I received as an email, and after all, jokes is what Friday Funnies is all about.
This political correctness joke happens in the workplace and the content of the notice handed out to employees is a good example to anyone wanting to know how to respond to certain situations at work.
PS, the following has a lot of F words so if you find them upsetting you best not read this weeks Friday Funnies post.
Political Correctness Situations
Notification to All Staff Regarding Language!
It has been brought to our attention that some individuals have been using politically incorrect and bad language during the execution of their duties. Due to complaints from some employees and customers who are more easily offended, this type of language will no longer be supported.
However, we do realise the importance of staff being able to properly express their feelings when communicating with others. With this in mind, the Personnel Section has compiled a list of code phrase replacements so the proper exchange of ideas and information can continue in an effective manner without risking offence to our more sensitive coworkers. Read the rest of this entry