How Not to Get a Teaching Job
An applicant for an open teaching job submitted a résumé. Under the heading Qualities and Skills, she listed, “Impeachable character and integrity.”
M. O., via Internet
A graphic designer on the phone with his client.
Designer: Hi. I'm just updating the copy for your form and was wondering if you meant to say "programs" for the third question.
Client: No! What I sent along was completely accurate. Just copy it over exactly as it says. I'll explain it nice and slowly for you.
Designer: "Please indicate which pogroms you've attended"?
Client: Yeah, that should be programs.