Time Magazine’s decision to award its prestigious “Man of the Year” title to Bill and Melinda Gates and U2’s Bono has met with mixed reactions.
“Truly gatesque” was the verdict of Netscape shareholders, who warned potential 3rd World beneficiaries to be wary of the small print in user agreements attaching to any Gates-financed aid.
Meanwhile several professional associations have jointly commissioned a study to find a suitable alternative title for their “pro-bono” work.
“It’s bad enough doing it for free, without that little effer getting all the credit” explained a spokesman.
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