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February-20-96

Microsoft's Bill Gates Apologizes for Insulting Remark About Secretaries

After remarking that Microsoft did not employ a single "secretary" and that the company wanted nothing to do with "secretaries," computer mogul Bill Gates has written an apology to this week's Administrative Assistant Adviser magazine. He stated that while Microsoft support staff go by the title of "administrative assistant" rather than secretary, he has the "highest regard for office professionals."

Media Resources: The Nando Times - February 20, 1996