For every yin, there’s a yang:


Date: 2/05/2009

Subject: Hey!

You are no longer in the White Pages!!!!! You must have been impacted! I hope this email finds you well. Someone with your credentials I’m sure will soon, if not already, be in a place where you want to be. Take care and keep up on your blog!


  • “White Pages” = Schwab employee directory
  • “Impacted” = current HRspeak for being laid off and used interchangeably with the oh-so-lovely term “severed”.