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#9833 - 11/03/00 11:51 AM "In" conference
Jackie Offline

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Hoping that this will provide some quick postings, quick reading, and light relief...

Some time ago, I read that a new business is California
(where else?) had unusual names for its conference rooms, so that when someone got a call, the receptionist could say that So-and-so's in---.

I think mine might be named --consistent. Others?


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#9834 - 11/03/00 12:06 PM Re: "In" conference
tsuwm Offline
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well, just following up on another recent theme (these could be used for specific meeting agendas):
-choate
-cipient
-effable

ron obvious


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#9835 - 11/03/00 01:03 PM Re: "In" conference
of troy Offline
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id rather be In
Clover and the Pink! than the Red or the dog house!

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my other obsession

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#9836 - 11/06/00 03:52 AM Re: "In" conference
shanks Offline
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Registered: 03/16/00
Posts: 1004
Loc: London, UK
Preferring to be obvious in different ways:

- Bed

- Chains

- Bred

- The arms of a lover

- The Oval Office


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#9837 - 11/06/00 08:01 AM Re: "In" conference
maverick Offline
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A family friend had a cruising ship called Business - his secretary would inform callers "Mr X is away on Business" without batting an eyelid.


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#9838 - 11/06/00 04:33 PM Re: "In" conference
Jazzoctopus Offline
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Registered: 07/03/00
Posts: 1094
Loc: Cincinnati & Loveland, Ohio, U...
Ok, how about:

-satiable
-ebriated
-continent
-potent (if said fast enough)


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#9839 - 11/07/00 07:54 AM Re: "In" conference
wsieber Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 1026
Loc: Switzerland
slightly different tack:
-sipid
-dividual
-terested
-dustrial...



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#9840 - 11/07/00 11:02 AM Re: "In" conference
Jackie Offline

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Posts: 11609
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
-dustrial...

Ooh! How 'bout naming the conf. room "Dustrious"??? Then the receptionist could say, "Mr. Sieber is in Dustrious".
And the caller could say, "Well, yes, I know, but is he in, please?" And the whole thing would start all over!



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#9841 - 11/08/00 12:37 AM Re: "In" conference
Bingley Offline
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Registered: 04/09/00
Posts: 3065
Loc: Jakarta
He's in
- discreet
- disputably (leave 'em guessing what comes next)
- describable
- defensible
- terminable

Bingley
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Bingley

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#9842 - 11/08/00 02:50 AM Re: "In" conference
jmh Offline
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Registered: 03/22/00
Posts: 1981
along the same lines, he's in
-defatigable

Shanks will recognise this "Sarf London" variation
-debin


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