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2000-05-01
The Boss builds up a really stupid assignment for Asok.
Project, assignment, career, asset tag, office equipment, cry, Boss, Asok

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 9

2000-05-02
Asok discusses his asset tag assignment with anyone who'll listen.
Project, asset tag, assignment, stapler, equipment, conversation, Asok, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 9

2000-05-03
A CEO brags about being wealthy to the staff.
Management, speech, obscene, wealth, guest house, cash, brick, speech writer, microphone, CEO, Alice, Wally, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 9

2000-05-04
Dilbert summarises a project into three bullet points. He had to invent words.
Presentation, summary, project, bullet point, invent, word, splurby, noobah, pizkwat, projector, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 10

2000-05-05
Dilbert confesses he's starting to get an inferiority complex.
Family, inferiority complex, feel better, excuse, wicked wag, bathrobe, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 10

2000-05-06
Dilbert wants to take a class for a new technology but the Boss says to learn from the sales rep.
Sales, training, technology, class, vendor, moist towelette, sponge bath, trade rag, Dilbert, Boss, sales rep

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 10

2000-05-07
Dilbert asks his date which presidential candidate she likes.
Society, presidential candidate, hair, social policy, view, tax plan, economist, pollute, vote, intelligence, lie, date, Dilbert, Dilbert's date, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 11

2000-05-08
Dogbert becomes a generic self-help consultant, where he tells people to keep their thoughts in a journal.
Dogbert-Schemes, consultant, generic, self-help, journal, thought, bill, lead by example, bathrobe, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 12

2000-05-09
Dogbert tells an overweight man to lose weight by recording meals in a journal.
Dogbert-Schemes, weight-loss pencil, lose weight, journal, meal, patent, big, pencil, giant pencil, Dogbert, overweight man

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 12

2000-05-10
Dilbert tells a marketing rep a product would melt the ice caps and destroy humanity.
Marketing, product, polar ice caps, doom, humanity, destroy, planet, free, t-shirt, Dilbert, marketing rep

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 12

2000-05-11
A marketing rep says her plan will annihilate all of Earth's life.
Marketing, plan, annihilation, life, Earth, competitor, company, tobacco, junk food, volunteer, accomplish, performance review, marketing rep, Asok, Dilbert, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 13

2000-05-12
Wally says although it looks like he does no work, he is actually a resource for strategy and knowledge management.
Professional, untrained eye, work, knowledge management, strategy, think, raging sea, head, stomach, gurgle, sound, Wally, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 13

2000-05-13
Dogbert offers to build an e-commerce site for the Boss.
Consultant, team, e-commerce, site, build, document, maintain, cool, deliver, flying pig, IS group, Dogbert, Boss, Wally, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 13

2000-05-14
The Boss asks Carol to answer his phone because important people don't use voicemail.
Technology, telephone, inefficient, morale, voicemail, information, message, scream, live person, important, Boss, Carol, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 14

2000-05-15
Alice tells the Boss she scheduled a meeting with his boss.
Start of saga: Alice dates the Boss's boss (a vice-president).
Management, schedule, meeting, problem, speak frankly, cute, date, fear, Alice, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 15

2000-05-16
Alice says her meeting with the Boss's boss was good and they laughed a lot.
Management, meeting, boss, story, laugh, urban legend, Boss, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 15

2000-05-17
The vice president expresses doubt about dating Alice since she's in his division.
Dating, division, tool, restaurant, doubt, indifference, arouse, nuts, VP, engineer, subordinate, wine, vice president, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 15

2000-05-18
The vice president brings Alice a bouquet of pencils.
Dating, bouquet, cubicle, pencil, flower, telephone, fire, secretary, stalk, vice president, Alice

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 16

2000-05-19
Dilbert says it's the Boss's fault he didn't show initiative this year.
Performance Review, initiative, fault, atmosphere, fear, distrust, note to self, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 16

2000-05-20
At his performance review, Dilbert says his main weakness is he works so fast, he becomes invisible.
Performance Review, weakness, improve, fast, invisible, work, blur, multitasking, often, once a year, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 16

2000-05-21
Dilbert says his project is behind schedule because the schedule is an artificial deadline with no basis in reality.
Project, schedule, artificial, knowledge, future, wild guess, surrogate, deadline, trade show, reality, budget, apologise, role, knowledge, failure, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 17

2000-05-22
Dogbert recommends using the new female CEO in the company's advertisements.
Start of saga: Female CEO in company advertisements which Dogbert directs.
Dogbert-Schemes, CEO, power, hi-tech, exploit, fame, advertisement, suggest, wardrobe, bikini, woman, industry, Dogbert, Boss

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 18

2000-05-23
The Boss asks the new CEO to appear in the new company advertisements.
Dogbert-Schemes, advertisement, power, tan line, high tech, consultant, industry, Boss, CEO, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 18

2000-05-24
The CEO wonders why she's leaning on a chair in the advertisement.
Fashion, product, advertisement, studio, camera, director, megaphone, shout, hair, nun, chair, makeover, bullhorn, television camera, CEO, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 18

2000-05-25
Dogbert uses blue-screen technology in his advertisement with the new female CEO.
Technology, pose, chair, product, advertisement, studio, model, blue screen, blouse, towel, spokesperson, camera, beret, breasts, nude, CEO, Dogbert, body double

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 19

2000-05-26
Carol and the Boss come up with an efficient way to fire Ted.
Downsizing, fire, goodbye, party, organise, efficiency, surprise, party hat, Carol, Boss, Dilbert, Wally, Asok

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 19

2000-05-27
Dilbert gets a random drug test and free cashews.
Note: Part of the tribute to Peanuts and Charles Schultz. Panel 1 refers to urine ("pee") and Panel 2 refers to cashews ("nuts"). Together, they form "Peanuts."
Health, random, drug, test, unpleasant, cashews, Charlie Brown, think, urine, doctor, Dilbert, Dogbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 19

2000-05-28
The Boss gets a fake video surveillance camera and wants Dilbert to install it in the break room.
Management, pssst, fake, video surveillance, camera, break room, theft, cheap, criminal, hide, trash, secret, Boss, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 20

2000-05-29
Dilbert tries to impress women by talking about how long he can wear his socks before they start to smell.
Dating, socks, antimicrobial, polymer, bond, chlorine atom, cotton, stink, wear, pick-up line, hi, Dilbert, Dogbert, woman

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 21

2000-05-30
Dogbert has the patent for "No-Click Shopping."
Technology, patent, no-click shopping, whiner, obvious, idea, ship, book, one-click, amazon.com, Dogbert, Dilbert

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 21

2000-05-31
The Boss tries to start a documentation trail on Wally.
Management, documentation trail, fire, inactivity, form, Boss, Wally

Book: When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?, page: 21