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Yes, he’s on holiday. Yes, he’s in a garden. Yes, he’s checking his email. Yes, he wanted to "work from home" the following week.

It never fails when someone asks me about working from home…. within seconds there is some snickering reference to, “working in your underwear….”

So funny.

Why does that thought leap at neuron speed to someone’s mouth? I can almost see the question coming/

Yes I get dressed to work at home…. it may be in shorts, tanktop, barefoot, and I might wait until 5:30 PM or Thursday to take a shower, but I AM DRESSED. There are some rules of decorum here, ok?

So why the questions? You don’t wear underwear at the office?

The post "Yes, We’re Dressed When Working From Home" was originally scraped from the bottom of the pickel barrel at CogDogBlog (http://cogdogblog.com/2006/06/yes-were-dressed-when-working-from-home/) on June 28, 2006.

2 Comments

  • Scott Leslie edtechpost.ca/mt

    Speak for yourself ;-)

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