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The Hexagon Of Unexpectedness

Una learned
the word
"upskilling"

It's used in
conversations
fortelling
improvements around
here!

Can a word be stupid?

The office 'facilitator'
looks very satisfied
with the introduction
of the new
word...

This, coming from
the same man
who used a white-board
to illustrate
'The Hexagon Of Unexpectedness'

Una thinks he looks
far too pleased
with himself

"He's really started to
offcheese me now"

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I like a paperless office...I find the sound of the shredder relaxing.

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I found your poem very amusing, I've know many people like your office-'facilitator'. They are the most pleased with themselves whenever they manage to add more confusion to the job. That way the higher-ups don't know that they are not qualified to run a dishwasher, let alone the job. You have them down to the 'T'. Nice work. ~ Gee.
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I liked your poem bigly, in the age of alternate facts. I think you can put more time into it and find many other examples of new speak and PC. But I would drop the line "can a word be stupid"
as that is the whole point of the poem, we don't need it.

Eumolpus
I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing
than teach ten thousand stars how not to dance
ee cummings

Offcheesed by that!

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It would be impossible to count all the ways that you've helped me by leading with this piece. Thank you so much for all that you've done — I only hope I can return the favor sometime in the future

V/R,
Lamar of Liberty City

Made me laugh, very clever. Who's been reading her ladybird books then?
Jx

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Fabulous aren't they?
Ells x

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Well that's one I can't buy you for Christmas - lol.
Jx

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is a word used by stupid
I thought
you are really an intelligent poet
and a word
a dead descriptor
can hardly be stupid...
so I thought

Slice me
as does jess
if I so deserve
no BLUFF!
stupid I could be
just say yes....

I just googled
I alone as a person
can be stupid
and
I am empowered to include
my silly boss as stupid
but not a spoken word
can be declared so
go feel it...
BB

Very funny
I enjoyed this, thank you

Office facillitators need to justify their existence, and this sort of malarky is just how they do it....

So love the visual I get with
'The Hexagon Of Unexpectedness'

Love judy
xxx
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