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posted: 8/16/2012 10:22 PM

Workplace language must be appropriate

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Writer Karla Miller's response to a reader asking how to deal with a complaining co-worker was extremely inappropriate. In her July 29 column in Business she said to use the phrase "that must suck" in response to the co-worker's complaining. Really?! I hardly think that would be what a human resources manager would suggest. That's "bar talk," not office commentary. A very poor choice of words and bad advice.

Mary Dobbins


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