feminist-phone-intervention

feminist-phone-intervention:

next time someone demands your digits and you want to get out of the situation, you can give them this number: (669) 221-6251.

when the person calls or texts, an automatically-generated quotation from feminist writer bell hooks will respond for you.

protect your privacy while dropping some…

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"Hey, can we take this offline?" This is a truly bizarre modern way to say: "Let’s talk about it later or in private." Oh, I’m sorry! I thought we were human beings in the same room communicating with each other by making noises with our faces! I didn’t realise we were online. Are we all living in the matrix now? And if we just go down the corridor to the coffee machine and talk in pairs, we’ll suddenly be offline?

From An A-Z of modern office jargon

These terms never fail to amaze me. And I refuse to say “take this offline” or “ping me” (which isn’t included in this list).

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I learned to hate the Dewey Decimal system when I worked at the UIUC library. It’s the largest library to still use Dewey and there are some looong call numbers.
todaysdocument:

Happy Dewey Decimal Day!
December 10, 1851 is the birthday of Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification.

Mildred C. Crabtree, a civilian librarian, selects books in the library for distribution to the wards at Kenner Army Hospital, 07/07/1976

I learned to hate the Dewey Decimal system when I worked at the UIUC library. It’s the largest library to still use Dewey and there are some looong call numbers.

todaysdocument:

Happy Dewey Decimal Day!

December 10, 1851 is the birthday of Melvil Dewey (1851-1931) inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification.

Mildred C. Crabtree, a civilian librarian, selects books in the library for distribution to the wards at Kenner Army Hospital, 07/07/1976