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Goal or Gaol?

 
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There is a seige mentality held by some senior members of the project team I'm working with at the moment. We (development team) have been asked to work logn and hard (60hr weeks) to meet project goals.

Unfortunately a carefully worded email had a typo and asked us to "Work hard to help with our team gaols" - makes me think they really dont want to let us go home! Freudian typo-slip perhaps?

(For the record "gaol" is deemed just as acceptable spelling as "jail" here in Australia for some bizarre reason)
[ February 20, 2008: Message edited by: Alan Wanwierd ]
 
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Originally posted by Alan Wanwierd:


(For the record "gaol" is deemed just as acceptable spelling as "jail" here in Australia for some bizarre reason)

Ireland, too.
 
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...and pretty much any varient of English. Its just an old English word.
 
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It doesn't matter as it is in the net
 
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A net is a gaol for

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Originally posted by Alan Wanwierd:
There is a seige mentality held by some senior members of the project team I'm working with at the moment. We (development team) have been asked to work logn and hard (60hr weeks) to meet project goals.

Unfortunately a carefully worded email had a typo and asked us to "Work hard to help with our team gaols" - makes me think they really dont want to let us go home! Freudian typo-slip perhaps?

(For the record "gaol" is deemed just as acceptable spelling as "jail" here in Australia for some bizarre reason)

[ February 20, 2008: Message edited by: Alan Wanwierd ]



Maybe they'll reward you for your hard work, with black-and-white-striped t-shirts.
 
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Darn Australians making up words.

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And the reward for hard work is more hard work - enjoy.
 
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