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"In" conference #9833
11/03/00 04:51 PM
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Jackie Offline OP
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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?


Re: "In" conference #9834
11/03/00 05:06 PM
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this too shall pass
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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


Re: "In" conference #9835
11/03/00 06:03 PM
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rego park
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id rather be In
Clover and the Pink! than the Red or the dog house!


Re: "In" conference #9836
11/06/00 08:52 AM
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London, UK
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Preferring to be obvious in different ways:

- Bed

- Chains

- Bred

- The arms of a lover

- The Oval Office


Re: "In" conference #9837
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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.


Re: "In" conference #9838
11/06/00 09:33 PM
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Cincinnati & Loveland, Ohio, U...
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Cincinnati & Loveland, Ohio, U...
Ok, how about:

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


Re: "In" conference #9839
11/07/00 12:54 PM
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Switzerland
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slightly different tack:
-sipid
-dividual
-terested
-dustrial...



Re: "In" conference #9840
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-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!



Re: "In" conference #9841
11/08/00 05:37 AM
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He's in
- discreet
- disputably (leave 'em guessing what comes next)
- describable
- defensible
- terminable

Bingley


Bingley
Re: "In" conference #9842
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along the same lines, he's in
-defatigable

Shanks will recognise this "Sarf London" variation
-debin


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