The Worst Work E-Mails You Can Receive, in Order

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Work e-mails are the bane of many professional lives, so much so that Germany is considering banning them outside regular hours. It’s not hard to see why. Work e-mails are intrusive. They’re sometimes nonsensical. They accumulate at a relentless pace, resulting in a “desolate wasteland of unanswered messages that continue to appear like a never-ending game of Tetris,” a New York Times blogger once wrote.

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