Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Romantic homeworking

A nice little piece by Andy Borowitz in The Huffington Post who points out that working at home (and indeed a garden office) greatly reduces the opportunities for office romance. As he points out: "When you're your own boss, you have no one to sexually harass but yourself."
"After using the bathroom one morning, I caught sight of myself in the mirror and, almost without thinking, I uttered these two fateful words: "Looking good." When I got back to my desk, I was rattled. Perhaps my comment to myself in the bathroom had merely been friendly, but a part of me felt that it was inappropriate. And that come-hither expression on my face was unmistakable: I had seen it many times before, most notably on my Match.com profile. No, there could be little doubt: I was my own boss, and I was hitting on myself."

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