Saturday, December 10, 2011

Briefs (brevity gone horribly wrong)

In the age of Twitter, many of us are often challenged to say something as concisely as possible.

This not only occurs on Twitter, but in other forms of communication, such as headings to document sections.

The U.S. Department of Labor has provided an Equal Employment Opportunity poster (PDF) that summarizes Federal laws that protect employees from discrimination in various areas. Each paragraph on the poster is preceded by a descriptive, but concise, heading.

However, one of the headings in the "Private Employment" column may be a little TOO concise:


That heading conveys a meaning that the U.S. Department of Labor probably didn't want to convey...
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