When The Goal Of An Email Is To Stir A Sense Of Dread Virginia Heffernan and Paul Ford have never met but they have crossed paths, and they've been sending fake work emails to see who most horrifies the other. They published them on the website Medium.

When The Goal Of An Email Is To Stir A Sense Of Dread

When The Goal Of An Email Is To Stir A Sense Of Dread

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Virginia Heffernan and Paul Ford have never met but they have crossed paths, and they've been sending fake work emails to see who most horrifies the other. They published them on the website Medium.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Virginia Heffernan and Paul Ford are sending each other bogus e-mails - messages you would hate to receive at work. They publish them on Medium.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

And she writes, can you give me a quick call?

INSKEEP: He replies with codes for a recurring conference call.

MONTAGNE: She announces he missed the Aetna enrollment period.

INSKEEP: He sends a sign-up sheet for office massage circle.

MONTAGNE: She tops that with a memo on shared sacrifice. He will no longer be paid.

INSKEEP: Sort of romantic. It's MORNING EDITION.

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