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

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Registered: 03/15/00
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Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
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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Loc: this too shall pass
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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Registered: 10/17/00
Posts: 5400
Loc: rego park
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 Online   content

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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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He's in
- discreet
- disputably (leave 'em guessing what comes next)
- describable
- defensible
- terminable

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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#9843 - 11/08/00 10:24 AM Re: "In" conference
xara Offline
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Registered: 10/09/00
Posts: 197
Loc: cary, nc, usa
-shambles

as in, the state of us politics today. last night i went to bed (at 3am) with the sad knowledge that bush had won. now i can't be sad anymore, only afraid.

i know no one wants to hear my political opinions. it's just all i've thought about for 2 days now. i'm going to give myslef an ulcer


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#9844 - 11/08/00 11:09 AM Re: "In" conference
RhubarbCommando Offline
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Registered: 08/23/00
Posts: 2204
-explicable?


or

-comunicado?

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#9845 - 11/11/00 06:54 AM Re: "In" conference
Bridget Offline
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Registered: 06/27/00
Posts: 444
Loc: Sydney Australia
Off thread. I work for a publisher. We name our conference rooms after authors. One of the authors has the happy name of Augee.

Inviting external visitors to come with us to the Augee Room has raised eyebrows, questions and maybe even expectations...


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#9846 - 11/11/00 07:21 AM Re: "In" conference
Jackie Online   content

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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 11609
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
the Augee Room

Surely, Shirley...it isn't by any chance pronounced Oh, Gee?


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#9847 - 11/15/00 12:19 AM Re: "In" conference
Bridget Offline
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Registered: 06/27/00
Posts: 444
Loc: Sydney Australia
the Augee Room

Surely, Shirley...it isn't by any chance pronounced Oh, Gee?

Nope, although some may say that when invited there!


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