Ceci n’est pas une whistle

by Walter Olson on May 11, 2011

Imagine how puzzling it must be to be an employee of the city of Montreal: the city “has set up a whistleblower hotline to encourage you to expose wrongdoings by colleagues but has also created an explicit policy forbidding you to blow the whistle and is threatening severe penalties if you do.” [Montreal Gazette]

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1 Jay Markowitz 05.11.11 at 6:17 pm

Great ‘Magritte’ reference, Walter.

I didn’t see it in the linked article so I am assuming that you came up with that yourself.

Best laugh I had all day.

2 Melvin H. 05.12.11 at 2:16 am

What is French for “Catch-22″ (or the equivalent phrase in French)?

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