Saturday, January 28, 2012

In Case You Need to Knock off a Quick Presentation

Last night in Italy. I'm at a Best Western in Florence, and on the guest information card I read: "Power Point constantly available." Say what? Even without a computer, somehow I can use PowerPoint? And why only PowerPoint? Why not Word and Excel?

Then, the meaning of the next sentence, about a "black socket," penetrates the miasma surrounding my mind, and I get it: They mean that there is an electrical outlet in the room!

Given this is an American corporation, wasn't there someone at back at headquarters who ought to have been checking out the English translation?

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