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The Washington That Wasn’t

Posted December 8th, 2011 at 10:32 pm (UTC-4)
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Most museum exhibits are about things that are, were, might be down the road, or are just imagined. But I just toured a yeasty one about things that very well could have been but never were. It’s Unbuilt Washington, a new exhibit at the National Building Museum that will run through May 28th next year. […]

The Office

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 2:29 pm (UTC-4)
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I’ve written a lot about work — about office etiquette and stresses and violence; promotions and firings and telecommuting; and about “office politics” and what passes for office humor.  See the comic strip “Dilbert” and the hit American TV show “The Office” for more about workplace humor, much of it doleful, akin to sarcastic “jailhouse […]

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