TO: All employees
RE: Foul Language
It has been brought to management's attention that some individuals throughout the company have been using foul language during the course of normal conversation with their coworkers.
Due to complaints received from some employees who are easily offended, this type of language will be no longer tolerated. We do, however, realize the critical importance of being able to accurately express your feelings when communicating with coworkers, therefore, a list of new phrases has been provided so
that proper exchange of ideas and information can continue in an
effective manner without risk of offending our more sensitive
TRY SAYING: Perhaps I can work late.
INSTEAD OF: When the f**k do you expect me to do this?
TRY SAYING: I'm certain that is not feasible.
INSTEAD OF: No f**king way!
TRY SAYING: Really?
INSTEAD OF: You've got to be s**tting me.
TRY SAYING: Perhaps you should check with . . .
INSTEAD OF: Tell someone who gives a s**t.
TRY SAYING: Of course I'm concerned.
INSTEAD OF: Ask me if I give a s**t.
TRY SAYING: I wasn't involved in the project.
INSTEAD OF: It's not my f**king problem.
TRY SAYING: That's interesting.
INSTEAD OF: What the f**k?
TRY SAYING: I'm not sure I can implement this.
INSTEAD OF: F**k it, it won't work.
TRY SAYING: I'll try to schedule that.
INSTEAD OF: Why the hell didn't you tell me sooner?
TRY SAYING: Are you sure this is a problem?
INSTEAD OF: Who the f**k cares?
TRY SAYING: He/She isn't familiar with the problem.
INSTEAD OF: He/She has got there head up there ass.
TRY SAYING: So you weren't happy with it?
INSTEAD OF: Kiss my ass.
TRY SAYING: I'm a bit overloaded at this moment.
INSTEAD OF: F**k it, I'm on salary.
TRY SAYING: I don't think you understand.
INSTEAD OF: Shove it up your ass.
TRY SAYING: I love a challenge.
INSTEAD OF: This job sucks.
TRY SAYING: You want me to take care of that?
INSTEAD OF: Who the hell died and made you boss?
TRY SAYING: I see.
INSTEAD OF: Bite me.
TRY SAYING: Yes, we really should discuss it.
INSTEAD OF: Another f**king meeting?
TRY SAYING: I don't think this will be a problem.
INSTEAD OF: I really don't give a s**t.
TRY SAYING: He/She is somewhat insensitive.
INSTEAD OF: He/She is a f**king prick.
TRY SAYING: She's an aggressive go-getter.
INSTEAD OF: She's a ball-busting *****.
TRY SAYING: I think you could use more training.
INSTEAD OF: What the f**k are you doing?
Thank your for your cooperation.
Last edit by betts on Sep 24, '02
Sep 24, '02
oh boy do i have days like that. ty for sharing.
Sep 24, '02
hehe.... you know how, sometimes, when a new rule is posted, you think "boy, I know who made us have that
Sep 24, '02
YES!, but why does it have to happen to us?
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