Want to be Helpful - But Feeling a Little Snarky?
The word "helpful" is self explanatory - but "snarky"? The Urban Dictionary defines snarky as
A witty mannerism, personality, or behavior that is a combination of sarcasm and cynicism. Usually accepted as a complimentary term. Snark is sometimes mistaken for a snotty or arrogant attitude.
"Her snarky remarks had half the room on the floor laughing and the other half ready to walk out."
Combining helpful and snarky
Have you ever wanted to help someone that's got a legitimate question or a problem, but wondered why they didn't spend just a few minutes hunting for an answer themselves? Here's a fun little tool that lets you be helpful - with an attitude.
Visit lmgtfy.com and type in a search term that would resolve that question or problem. The site will provide a link below the search box.
Send that link to the person you're trying to help. For example, if they'd like to know more about the meaning of "snarky", suggest they visit http://bfy.tw/BkX
Note: you have to click the link above to truly understand the gist of this blog.
Yep, there's a certain amount of tongue-in-cheek humor here, but there's also a bit of truth in the moral of this little blog.
One last thing...
Sit back and chuckle - and cast about for your next victim ;)