Tuesday, April 29, 2008

the small matter of the lower-case n.

I was doing this email interview today and the foible of my lower case name came up. I made the request, feeling 90% stubborn and 10% remorseful for clinging to the notion. My interviewer said he'd try his best, no guarantees, but to make up for this, forwarded the following:

In a cold and far-off place
There was a lower-case n
Lonely and cold, she would stare off into space
And it was known that she would cry now and then

Lower-case n
Standing on a hill
The wind is very still
For the lower-case n...

[Sesame Street, if you didn't already know]

Made. My. Day.

More people should quote Sesame Street in business emails. It would make the world a significantly better place.

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