So today, true fact, my boss emails me the following “Thank you, as ever you demonstrate the epitome of efficiency and professionalism!” Kind of in jest, but pretty much because I am so full of awesome.
All I could think when I received this, after a rueful laugh (his request was fairly simple after all and as mentioned, the response was kind of in jest) was whether or not it would be inappropriate to respond: Why thank you, the last time I was called the epitome of anything it was the epitome of a man-hating feminist. This is clearly sign of growth in both my professional and personal life. If only because I no longer date boys with long term girlfriends they ‘forget’ to mention. But really, does it honestly make you a man-hater because you shouted at a liar in 1998? I’ll take the feminist portion of that label, but let’s change man-hater to liar-hater in the interest of accuracy. And then in order to reflect my growth and maturity, here in 2009, we shall add efficient and professional. Yep, efficient, professional, liar-hating, feminist. Word.
I just said thanks instead.