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It’s a Man’s World at the Bar Today

If we were having a beer, I’d be trying to keep a secret from you. “I don’t think there’s a barman on duty today.” “Cheryl’s on duty. She’s probably in the back. Barman, what’s that all about?” “Sorry, I’m trying … Continue reading

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Modern Lies

I have written about salespeople lying to me, too many times to link to. Still, it’s not only continuing, it’s getting worse. I expect lies about products and features: “This copier will meet all your copying and scanning needs forever.” … Continue reading

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ten slang slung plus one

Originally posted on itkindofgotawayfromyou:
clinger : a female dancing very close to her partner (1890) cossack : a policeman (1850s) pull the devil by the tail : to take a risk of ruin (ca. 1750) the devil’s guts : a…

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One-Liner Wednesday – Gotcha

“You looked like the kind of guy that wouldn’t mind…” Last week, I was attending a meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland. I took an AMTRAK Northeast Regional train to Washington Union Station and then took a Metro Red Line train … Continue reading

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I Have the Power

Power is a strange little commodity. Some people have the power to affect large enterprises and hundreds of thousands of people, yet they channel that power through myriad levels of delegates. At the other end of the spectrum are those … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Time

“We have now entered the phase of chug it or chuck it“ The flight attendants on Southwest always try to make their instructions and announcements a little more fun than the larger stuffy airlines. This was our flight attendant’s way … Continue reading

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One-Liner Wednesday – Plumbing vs. Anatomy

“You need to call the building manager, the ladies room is a hot mess.” One of my duties in our small company is to deal with the landlord. Sometimes, I investigate the situation. At times like these, I just pass … Continue reading

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