Gayle Madwin (queerbychoice) wrote,
Gayle Madwin

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I Wanted to Title This "Only in America," but It Turns Out to Have Happened in England, so Apparently My Optimism Was Unjustified.

"The IT Department installed a filter that bounces any e-mail with the word 'sex' in it, including in attachments.

Including any legal agreements that say 'References to any sex or gender shall include every other sex or gender,' or prohibit discrimination on grounds of sex, or any number of other clauses which are perfectly innocuous even by the standards of the average fictional maiden aunt.

Result: one of my colleagues now has a 48-hour deadline where he should had two weeks.


posted in lizw's journal

::rubs eyes, shakes head, rereads to see if it can possibly be true::

::wanders away muttering incredulously::
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