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March 25, 2009

Remember 'Nixonese'?

Apologies for my lengthy absence, though I have been reading you all.

In case anyone imagined that managers in our business are any different from those in finance or law enforcement, check out today's layoff memo from the editor-in-chief of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (via Romenesko, otherwise known as Our Dedicated Obit Site).

So warm, heart-felt.

My favorite phrase goes immediately into the Doublespeak Dictionary: "involuntary separation offer."

I've always imagined the grim reaper asking me if I'd care to join him.

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