One of my friends just sent the following, noting that several people in her office had received this "award" today:
How proud they must be. "Accomplishments." Can you imagine learning that you were in line to receive a professional commendation and this is what it turned out to be? I'd trade in the fancy celebratory dinner I had planned for a six-pack of Pabst (hipster product placement alert).
It just screams "lack of enthusiasm" doesn't it? "Yeah, you had some accomplishments...but we're too tired to name them specifically. Keep up the perfectly competent and satisfactory work, though, tiger lap dog."
Can you think of anything more vague? No, really -- can you? What could be less motivating than this wording on a commendation plaque?
Let's see what you come up with, you perfectly competent commenters,
UPDATE: Rodney at Mental Poo linked to this post in his weekly wrap up. No. You make me laugh, you sexy bitch, you.