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#9833 - 11/03/00 04:51 PM "In" conference  
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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?


#9834 - 11/03/00 05:06 PM Re: "In" conference  
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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


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


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

- Bed

- Chains

- Bred

- The arms of a lover

- The Oval Office


#9837 - 11/06/00 01:01 PM Re: "In" conference  
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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.


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

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


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



#9840 - 11/07/00 04:02 PM Re: "In" conference  
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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!



#9841 - 11/08/00 05:37 AM Re: "In" conference  
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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 07:50 AM Re: "In" conference  
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along the same lines, he's in
-defatigable

Shanks will recognise this "Sarf London" variation
-debin


#9843 - 11/08/00 03:24 PM Re: "In" conference  
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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


#9844 - 11/08/00 04:09 PM Re: "In" conference  
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-explicable?


or

-comunicado?

#9845 - 11/11/00 11:54 AM Re: "In" conference  
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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...


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

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


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