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Friday, July 07, 2006

How Many X's Do You Want?

A friend of mine works at a call center. (It's important to note that they aren't telemarketers. You call them.) Anyway, like any corporation they produce 'swag'. I have a calculator, a bottle opener, a pen, magnets, coasters, and most importantly T-Shirts from my company.

So the call center produced a free shirt for it's employees. These were the offered sizes:

XL, 2X, 3X, 4X & 5X

Hilarious. Ridiculous. Yes, and I had a good ol' laugh at the corporation's expense.

Then I started thinking about how I would handle the making and distribution of shirts. Why not just ask everyone for their shirt size, keep it on record, and just issue shirts when they come out. Easy to do and no extra stock of 5X shirts lying around.

However, I don't know if that is legal. Can you ask an employee their shirt size when it is not for a uniform? Seems like that question comes awfully close to asking for weight information. It might be a privacy issue. Ultimately it's ridiculous, but in today's politically correct world one has to be careful.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

The sad sad thing is...there were NO EXTRA 5X's left!! They were the first to go! Tom had to get a 4X because they were out of 5X. He brought home the 4X and both he and I fit in it together with plenty of room. It's 4 feet across!

7/07/2006 3:44 PM  

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