Humorist David Sedaris tried to be funny writing about firing, but he fell flat. He begins:
During this difﬁcult time when so many Americas are looking for work, I’d like introduce an idea for something I’m calling the “citizen’s dismissal.”
It’s like a citizen’s arrest, but instead of detaining someone, you get to ﬁre them!
Take this lifeguard at a WMCA I went to: I bought a guest pass so that I could swim laps, and ten minutes after I’d started, the young woman blew her whistle, calling, “You all have to leave now!”
“How come?” I asked.
“I have to go