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Microsoft’s Paper Clip giving tips on writing resignation letters

Microsoft Word has upgraded its animated writing assistant ‘Clippie’ to assist those resigning as Members of Parliament, football managers or poetry professors. The word processing software automatically recognizes the phrase ‘I feel that under the circumstance…’ at which point the familiar paperclip pops up and says ‘I see you are writing a resignation letter. Would you like some help appearing contrite and yet hinting that the fault lies elsewhere?’

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Posted: May 26th, 2009
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