In season 1, episode 4, "The Alliance," an old newspaper was caught on camera. There are two things here – the first, if you look behind Michael and Dwight, you can spot Meredith. The second is the article itself – if you look at the story, the article begins quite reasonably, saying, "Welcome to yet another exciting edition of the Dunder Mifflin Employee Newsletter." But by the second paragraph, things get a little strange. It reads:
"As anybody can easily tell, this newsletter doesn't really have a lot to say. It's really just a prop to fill some space and sort of look like a newsletter without really being much of a newsletter at all ... In fact, at times we can probably get away with not using real English words, such as kjgavbiwiwpo..."