Are you THAT committed? I’ve just been reading an article from the BBC News – Magazine section on their web site, about the death of using the term “giving it 100%” to signify you giving something your all. It’s not enough to say 100% any more. You have to say 110%, 150%, some, in the American version of The Apprentice are now using the over-assured 1000%!I was trying to put this into context. Say you’re applying for a full-time job and you say “I give everything 1000%”. Would the employer snap you up on the logic that if you give “everything” 1000%, that perhaps you’d work 1000% MORE? Say the job was for 40 hours per week, does this mean you’re willing to give your employer 400 hours a week of work? There’s only 168 hours in a week?! I’m really committed to finishing the post now. I think I’ll give it 99.99%! lol To read the story, click the link below… BBC NEWS | Magazine | The death of 100%
Got this from Facebook. I did one on there already, so thought I’d do this one on my site.Tis harder than you think!! Here is what you are supposed to do…and please don’t spoil the fun…copy and paste into your own note/blog, type in your answers using only ONE word and tag a bunch of people – I won’t be tagging though. 1. Where is your mobile phone?
Footstool 2. Your hair colour?
Chocolate 3. Your father?
AWOL (I hope acronyms count) 4. Your favorite thing?
Birds 5. Your dream last night?
Lots 6. Your favorite drink?
Mocha 7. Your dream/goal?
Happiness 8. The room you are in?
Living 9. Your fear?
Spheksophobia (fear of bees and wasps) 10. Where do you want to be in 6 years?
Here 11. Muffins?
English 12. One of your wish list items?
Bed 13. Where you grew up?
Busby 14. The last thing you did?
Typed 15. What are you wearing?
(if it HAS to be a one word answer) Clothes 16. Your TV?
Dexter 17. Your pets?
Several 18. Your computer?
Armrest 19. Your life?
Mediocre 20. Your mood?
Reserved 21. Missing someone?
Sorta 22. Your car?
None 23. Favorite store?
Morrisons 24. Your summer?
Forgettable 25. Your favorite colour?
Pastels 26. When is the last time you laughed?
Yesterday 27. Last time you cried?
Past 28. Favorite food at the moment?
Cake 29. A place I would rather be right now?
Stamford 30. A person I know will respond
This is a picture of the word my computer opponent decided to put on the board whilst playing against them on my Scrabble game for Nintendo DS.