Why I hate reading formal letters

I have a pile of letters coming in from banks, insurance and school. I’m just leaving it there on my letter tray. I glance at them every day and blissfully ignore them. I especially hate it when they wrote a bunch of text for formality’s sake when all they want to say is: “Look, you need to pay XXX GBP263, do it before October or else.”

Cut the corporate crap, just go straight to the point. Or underline the main point or something. I’m always left transcoding from Formal to Human.

I wish they would just email me in a couple of sentence. Save those papers; I am not an accounting major. Kthxbai!

Our water and electricity bills are on the rise

This came in rather recent and I was kinda shock when I see this. Our bills rise up to 300SGD. That’s quite a high amount. Our bills hover around 200SGD and never really rise that high.

Water and electricity bills are on the rise

I’m aware that the money suckers tweaked the charges yet again citing rising costs and blah blah. We just pay it I guess. I am surprised yet a little guilty. This month, I almost didn’t switch off my computer at all.

I had this strange computer problem that gives me a Primary Master Hard Disk Error each time I turn on the computer and I had to switch on and off several times before the Hard Disk can be correctly read. That always kinda scared me so I didn’t dare switch off my computer with the fear that I never get to turn it on back. It is especially at such times when I need my computer that I switched it on twenty-four seven. On best record, it went on for 22 days and 3 hours without a single restart. No, I am not operating a server, thank you. Continue reading “Our water and electricity bills are on the rise”