Actually, we were just testing you
You see...ahem...we knew there wasn't really...urmmm...a live-in dentist at Google. What an absurb idea! And, per usual, our astute readers picked up on this right away. What we don't know is who's the joker with enough time on his hands to be posing as one.
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This is a great story! Please find out who this guy is! What did you talke about at Web 2.0?
Apparently my final error was in hosting a blog at the same company I was satirizing and whose lack of a sense of humor is codified in its terms of service, or so I discovered when my account was frozen. Thanks everyone for the feedback and rest assured it was all in fun. If anyone wants to discuss the future of satire on the web, do-gooder corporate values, or any other topics, feel free to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks.
-- Dr. Sam, former Google Dentist