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Dwarf Tossing - The Rules

Dwarf-tossing is outlawed in France and in several US states. A United Nations human rights committee ruled that the 'sport' is contrary to human dignity.

The Comedy Bank - No One's Laughing Any More

Commerzbank has had a torrid time of it in the last few years. A record annual loss in 2003, followed by the shake up of its investment banking unit a year later. The unit significantly shrunk its London presence, closed its prop trading desks, cut back in New York, and pulled out of Toyko. Some staff were even said to have been canned over a internal TV hook-up! Commerzbank became known as the 'comedy bank' to staff and outsiders alike. But very few are laughing now.

My IT Department Is Incompetent

Oh dear, what have we here! This priceless comment was posted on Slashdot, yes Slashdot, the haunt of arguablly the most techie of all techie's, a couple of weeks ago. Since then a debate has been raging on the web about the state of the IT / Business / User interface.

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The Lucy Gao E-Mail

Here the most famous e-mail ever sent out by a City intern. Lucy Gao is the 21-year-old Citigroup intern who had a placement in the company's Real Estate Equity Group in London, and whose birthday invite to her friends 13 months ago found it's way onto the internet and did the rounds at investment banks all around the world.

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