Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The sensitive bureaucrat

This just in from Creative New Zealand:
Creative NZ has blocked an email sent from you to [X.X]@creativenz.govt.nz because it contains profane content which does not meet our standards for acceptable use policy.
Please remove the offending word(s) shit from your email communication and resend.
If you require further information, please contact Creative NZ IT Support service desk by email at 'call4help@nz.fujitsu.com'."
I was quoting a bicultural female poet.

Bureaucrats are more sensitive than poets: discuss.

4 comments:

Craig Ranapia said...

Just as well Philip Larkin didn't do e-mail. Between getting fucked up by Mum and Dad, figureheads with golden tits, and wanking at half-past three...

Katherine said...

The Darling Buds of Bots?
I've seen worse words in word verifications.

Anonymous said...

Your offending word may be what Creative NZ spend a lot of their day dealing with ...

Stephen Stratford said...

Craig, I don't recall the figureheads with golden tits - sounds great but where are they from?

Anonymous - I believe so. Merde is the word.