Saturday, 20 September 2008

Lemons hit the fan

Some years ago I worked on the IT helpdesk at a telecoms company. On one particular day there were two of us and a cypher of a manager, supporting some ridiculous number of users, with queues seventeen long, and, as Paul Krugman wrote when the NYT wouldn't print version 1, "things started to go wrong". I eventually got the giggles.

This week, something a little bit like that happened to FT Alphaville. They don't have to be as serious as the real newspaper, and they get to post stuff like this:

Lemon Brothers, to the tune of American Pie
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Markets Live on Monday and Monday Again and Wednesday was just outstanding.

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