It’s one of the recurring themes of this blog, and it bears repeating:
“Chiamattt” is the younger brother of my high school pal Kevin, and he recently discovered the golden rule of farting: location, location, location.
Photo courtesy of Elvis Depressley.
Most of the comics on LeftyCartoons.com flop for various reasons, but I rather like this one:
I’ve seen too many misuses of the word cubical in the past couple of days, so I thought I’d post this quick guide.
A cubicle is the office workspace created in by a system of dividing walls, such as the one below:
The cubicle system evolved from Herman Miller’s Action Office, a system for open-plan offices designed by Robert Propst. Propst wanted to design a system that boosted productivity; it was never his intention to build something whose primary purpose was to pack as many workers as possible into as little space as possible. He is said to have denounced the cubicle systems inspired by Action Office as “monolithic insanity”.
Perhaps the confusion between the two words arises because both cubicles and the cubical Borg ship are designed to house interchangeable drones who work in the service of a hive mind. Remember: they don’t have “Casual Fridays” on the Borg Cube!