The drabble challenge is a weekly challenge hosted by Aheila on her blog : http://thewriteaholicblog.wordpress.com A reminder how it works : read the prompt and find your angle ; write a drabble (100 word story , give or take 5 words) ; post a direct link to the drabble in your comments .

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A major company hosted a seminar on The Role Of Women In The 21st Century Corporate Workplace . One thousand employees were present . Attendance by female staff was 100% . The following e-mail was sent to all female staff in the eight provincial branches .

On behalf of the company , I would like to spank all female employees who attended the seminar to launch the company's new initiative . . . .

The secretary to the M.D. sent out the following mass e-mail as a form of damage control : The Managing Director would like to apologise to everyone for the ass e-mail sent to all female employees yesterday . . .


  1. Raghunathan on June 1, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    What a numb thing to do!

    • mish on June 2, 2011 at 7:27 am

      Actually “numb” is putting it mildly ~ more like corporate suicide !

  2. tara tyler on June 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm

    that was a great slip!
    hee hee!

    • mish on June 2, 2011 at 7:28 am

      *giggles* I wonder where do you put your face after such a slip ?

  3. Ryan on June 3, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    Two hilarious slips! That is a fun company to work in. 😀
     I love this drabble, M!  Love your writing!!

    • mish on June 3, 2011 at 11:23 pm

      It may seem like fun but how do you face your colleagues after this ? Thanks R 🙂

  4. nutschell on June 4, 2011 at 12:30 am

    haha! how funny! reminds me of those autocorrect slip ups on the iphone 🙂

    • mish on June 4, 2011 at 7:26 am

      It is quite hilarious hey ? But how do you recover from such an experience … especially when you have to work with these folk on a daily basis …? 🙂

  5. Aheila on June 5, 2011 at 11:53 pm

    Priceless! You definitely aced my evil challenge. I will have to find something eviler…

    • mish on June 6, 2011 at 2:44 pm

      *laughs* I just couldn’t resist ~ and it’s called a Freudian double-whammy slip ! LOL !

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