02 Apr More Email Tyranny
Dima’s email to the 5 people in her department:
Hi, guys- I’m so glad spring is finally here- let’s get some flowers for the break room.
Okay with you if I bring some tomorrow?
Toyo: What kind? The smelly things- no. We have to eat in there.
Dima: You mean lilies? No, I was thinking tulips or something.
Ander: Tulips don’t smell? Who’s paying for these?
Dima: I’ll pay for them. So not tulips?
Laxin: Such a nice idea!
Toyo: Aren’t we supposed to take things like that from petty cash? I don’t think tulips
have a scent.
Ander: I think we have to agree on what comes out of petty cash. And how much is in
there anyway? Didn’t we pay for the retirement party muffins last month?
Toyo: No, we passed a hat or something for the muffins when we got the retirement gift.
Ander: Well, that should have come from petty cash. Who’s in charge of petty cash?
And how much was that gift finally? Did we ever get a receipt?
Laxin: It was a beautiful gift!
Toyo: We can talk about the petty cash at the meeting. When is that- next week?
Moxie: I’m out next week.
Dima: So – no flowers?
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