The Australian Business Register, who last week had problems getting my name right, emailed me yesterday:
Your legal name now shows correctly in the Australian Business Register.
And it does.
They didn’t say why it was possible so quickly when it was impossible only seven days earlier. Maybe their programmers burnt the candle at both ends across the long weekend.
Or maybe someone just RTFM.
… that I will never be Australian of the Year.
Thanks to the ever-observant people at Signal vs Noise, I can draw your attention to Worth1000.com‘s competition for fake designs for non-existent Apple products.
I can’t be the only one with infantile humour, because there’s lots of toilet-themed entries — though for my money this is the best.
Continue reading “Apple iPhone parodies”
It’s more than 25 years since I’ve had one name, Stilgherrian. That’s plenty of time to get with the program. So from now on I’ll name the businesses and organisations who can’t get it right — starting with the Australian Business Register.
Continue reading “One name: why so hard?”
The most commonly mis-spelt word on Australian government websites is: Australia. (Reported by an attendee of the Accessibility talk at yesterday’s Web Standards Group meeting in Canberra.)