When The Goal Of An Email Is To Stir A Sense Of Dread
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. Virginia Heffernan and Paul Ford are sending each other bogus e-mails - messages you would hate to receive at work. They publish them on Medium.
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
And she writes, can you give me a quick call?
INSKEEP: He replies with codes for a recurring conference call.
MONTAGNE: She announces he missed the Aetna enrollment period.
INSKEEP: He sends a sign-up sheet for office massage circle.
MONTAGNE: She tops that with a memo on shared sacrifice. He will no longer be paid.
INSKEEP: Sort of romantic. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.