|This may or may not be the company I am referring to. Perhaps it's just coincidence that their name rhymes.|
|Now that....is one handsome looking dude.|
After multiple escalations and more than a few nasty notes being added to my file, I finally got through to a "Manager". At least that what this poor schlub was called. For those of us that work in the industry, we know that this "Manager" just happens to be the unlucky bastard who drew the short straw on the night shift. He has as much authority as my nutsack and...while commanding as it is.....there are limits to what it can do.
SO!!! The real purpose of my rant was to talk about the term UNFORTUNATELY. Throughout my 3 hour ordeal; which I should clarify eventually was resolved, the one common bond that drew this rag-tag team of misfits together, was their relentless use of the word Unfortunately. They wielded that bastard like a shield each opportunity they got.
"Can you solve this issue for me?
"Unfortunately sir....." WHAM!!! Shut down.
"Can we get this thing sorted out?!"
|This is the band Wham for those of you born before 1990.|
Everywhere I asked the answer was always prefaced by that miserable word. To me, it ranks up there with the following:
- I can't
- We don't
- You shouldn't
- We're unable to