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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
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rego park
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rego park
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
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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


Re: "In" conference #9843
11/08/00 03:24 PM
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cary, nc, usa
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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


Re: "In" conference #9844
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-explicable?


or

-comunicado?

Re: "In" conference #9845
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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...


Re: "In" conference #9846
11/11/00 12:21 PM
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the Augee Room

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


Re: "In" conference #9847
11/15/00 05:19 AM
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Sydney Australia
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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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