It's bad enough they can't spell his name. But, mistaking him for an encyclopedia salesman? Who even buys those, now that you can get reader-made ones for free?

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The Food Here Must Be Better Than I Thought

Employee #1: Do you know who that is?
Employee #2: Some total douchebag! What's he selling, encyclopedias?
Employee #1: Uh, no, he's the publisher of the New York Times.

--New York Times Cafeteria

It seems there are lots of reasons to not want to be Mr. Sulzberger right now. (By the way, it's about as phonetic as they come. What's the problem with getting the spelling right?)

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