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2009-09-01 14:24:01

A New Zealand tribunal has awarded $11,500 to an office worker who was fired for sending e-mail messages in all-capital letters. The tribunal ruled Vicki Walker of Auckland was unfairly dismissed for the formatting of her e-mail messages, despite the fact that her former employer, ProCare Health, had no official e-mail style guide, Britain's The Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday. ProCare Health claimed during the tribunal that Walker, an accountant, was the subject of complaints from coworkers...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'