"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson
This is probably the only workplace where a prank like this could happen. What would they make a car out of if they worked at McDonald's? Or Staples? Or the Dollar Store?
This reporter is better than me, I don't know if that kind of stupidity is worth saving.
You just have to do a little probing!