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Today I had lunch at the Google cafeteria (something I've done exactly once before, and that was back when the company was about one tenth its current size, and the cafeteria wasn't really much of a cafeteria).

You are probably aware that Google offers its employees some pretty impressive perks, including (among other things) free food in their cafeteria, which -- I am assured by people who are far more expert than me in the field of evaluating eating establishments -- is fabulous.

Today I learned that in spite of all the other great perks, in spite of the apparent fabulosity of other "more important" aspects of a dining facility ...

... the Google cafeteria has no straws.

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