July 12, 2006 7:27 PM Subscribe
My Boss' boss came by my cube with an
'assignment'. My boss (who I like) becomes a naturalized citizen
tomorrow, and, conveniently enough, will be out of the office for most
of the afternoon. My assignment is to come up with some way to
'defile' his office (in the tradition of cube defilement that takes
place among our engineering team when someone goes away for any length
of time...) that celebrates his becoming a us-ian.
posted by jimfl to human relations (44 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Personally, I have some mixed feelings about this, given our nation's
atrocious performance on the world stage in recent years. I left my
house only three times on 7/4: once to light the BBQ, once to put the
(organic) meat on, and once to take the meat off. The rest of the day
was spent hiding, even though it's a short, pleasant walk for us to go
see the fireworks.
Complicating this is that he is Indian, and has family and friends in
Mumbai, and the world is more-or-less bollocksed up right now, and the
very notion of nationalism makes me queasy.
Anyway, I'm looking for something alonng the lines of walling his
office door up with soda cans or covering everything up with tinfoil,
but themed to becoming a us-ian. What are some celebretory aspects of