None of the clocks at work are right. The musical clock by Frog's desk played 'Dardanella' and chimed thirteen. It was five to ten in the morning.
We received a corporate communiqué telling us that
- We were busier than ever. With three exclamation marks.
- There will be a wide range of exciting events in our libraries this month. With one exclamation mark.
- Staff morale is good and we all feel engaged in the corporate march to perfection. With a full stop.
A Library Assistant accused me of Doublespeak because I objected to a customer being referred to as a bookworm.
An email invited me to a seminar on protecting public e-services by outsourcing.
On the bus home I did the Clockword puzzle in the Metro.
The answer was "Winston Smith."
I shan't sleep tonight.