Re: Business Travel and an Interesting List of Local Attractions

Subject: Re: Business Travel and an Interesting List of Local Attractions
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: TechWhirl List <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 Oct 2009 18:29:11 -0700 (PDT)

I think it's probably more a mark of what kind of town it is, rather than a reflection of somebody's preferences. I've been to some places where Joe's Crab Shack and Red Lobster were at the top of the local restaurant scene. Hooter's is a great choice for a working lunch if you're in a business related to plastic surgery or some branches of chemical research. :-)


--- On Thu, 10/8/09, Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> From: Pro TechWriter <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Subject: Business Travel and an Interesting List of Local Attractions
> To: "TechWhirl List" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
> Date: Thursday, October 8, 2009, 6:31 PM
> It's about work, so hopefully it is
> not off topic. If it is, and someone
> says so, well okay then. But you know, tech writers work
> *with other people*
> and sometimes these issues come up. What to do?
>
> What do you think about this one, Whirlers?
> I have mandatory business trip scheduled. Today, a list of
> the "attractions"
> for the area, including restaurants, was sent to all of us.
> The list is on
> corporate letterhead and is nicely done. Now, wait for
> it....
>
> On the restaurant list: Chili's, (ok) Subway (ok), and
> Hooters... HOOTERS?
> What? Did I read that right? Yes.
>
> I am sure there are lots of fans of that chain, but our
> team is almost half
> women. Isn't that on the edge of being offensive? Could
> that make some
> people uncomfortable (there are some rather religious men
> on the team as
> well.) Great place for a teambuilding lunch, or not??
>
> Go ahead, flame away. I really want to know what you think
> of that as a
> "work sanctioned" place to go for a working lunch.
>
> PT
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