Slate's tech columnist Farhad Manjoo and “Dear Prudence” advice columnist Emily Yoffe debate the question: Should you let a colleague borrow your earbuds even though you’re grossed out by the thought? Plus, our hosts tackle work-related email misspellings and loud cellphone noises.
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