September 18, 2014

Not Our Forte, But Where the Crescendo Comes In

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I don’t tend to do a lot of musical jokes because I put a lot of pressure on myself to get music right. My mom was a piano teacher and I majored in music in college, so I take music seriously.

And I knew going in to this cartoon that a lot of people wouldn’t know what forte and crescendo mean (forte means to play at a loud volume, and crescendo means to increase volume) or even that they are musical terms, but I just couldn’t resist drawing that cresecendo in a presentation slide.

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Mark Anderson


Mark Anderson Mark Anderson's cartoons appear in publications including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. His business cartoons are available for licensing at his website, Andertoons.com.

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