NB: The senior female here is the same one as a last week.
PowerPoint Rangers take note: be very careful what your non-native English speakers put on their PPT slides for abbreviations.
So; for the story. There we are slogging our way through the Draft of a Draft to a Pre-Brief to a Pre-Brief, all very tired. The timeline slide comes up, and the Senior female asks, “Wait a minute, am I reading this right? Does that say ‘Mission Anal Brief?’ Do I need glasses?”
Without missing a beat, a nice Commonwealth officer pipes up,
“You don’t’ need glasses; just relax a bit.”A three second count as everyone digests it, she laughs, we all laugh.
That is the great thing about being operational – all the thin-skinned non-hackers stay at home making HRO complaints while the rest of us find humor where we can and get to work.