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Cultural Sensitivity

15 April 2010

There are a number of questions which virtually every Canadian citizen can answer but nobody else in the world can answer. Such as "What is Santa Claus' postcode?" [Answer]

Likewise, all my non-American coworkers did a double-take when they saw this truck parked outside, whereas none of my American coworkers saw anything wrong.

One Call. One Company. One Solution.

For those of you who don't get it, here's the original slogan. I have to wonder if Unisource's advertised solution is final.

It is good to have a lot of foreign coworkers since they bring perspectives that would otherwise be missed.

Update: Apparently Microsoft made the same blunder a few years ago when they rolled out an advertising campaign for Internet Explorer based on the slogan "One World, One Web, One Program."

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