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A certain millennial turned 30 recently: Welcome to middle age, Microsoft Excel v2

anthonyhegedus Silver badge

A company I used to work for had a sales director who was known for being a 'computerphobe' - and this was back in the 90s when there were a lot of them about. During a presentation, he handed out sales forecasts and figures that he had prepared using Excel, and everyone was pretty impressed that he had done that, as they know his particular ineptitude for all things computer-related. That feeling subsided when he announced: "This spreadsheet thing is great, so useful, but it would be better if it could actually add up the numbers for you".

The room went quiet, and nobody had the heart to tell him.

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