Celebrating diversity in the workplace

The other day, at The Day Job, I noticed that the boss had brought in a frozen meal. I asked who had the penne for lunch, and he owned up to it.

For some reason I don’t quite grasp, the Spanish-speaking contingent of my colleagues (all female, which seemed significant) found that statement hilarious…

Considering that Italian and Spanish have a common root language, you wouldn’t think that an innocent foodstuff in one language would mean something risque in the other.

Then again, considering the general appearance of that type of pasta…

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