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ben at linuxgazette.net
Sat Sep 25 06:00:21 MSD 2004
On Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 02:43:52AM +0100, Jimmy O'Regan wrote:
> Ben Okopnik wrote:
> >Yeah, but did you apply the coup-de-grace and leave our business card?
> "Business card". That little flick of the knife always did give me trouble.
Come _on._ We practiced, over and over. I mean, how hard is it to carve
that little trademark symbol, after all? Sure, the blood tends to
obscure that 14-pt Tekton Italic script you prefer, but I'd _told_ you
you should have stuck with 24-pt Verdana. I mean, if people can't see
our name, how do you expect to get new business? The TV ad was a *flop.*
> >And did you remember to bill the client? It's those little details that
> >mean so much.
> I don't have to remember, they do. I'll get you a cuckoo clock.
Oh yes... right. _I'm_ the one that prefers to keep it on a friendly
basis with the clients; you *like* squeezing the cash out of them when
> >Darn. We usually get to charge a hefty premium for those. See if you can
> >negotiate that up-front, next time; I've never liked taking a client to
> >court over those finicky little details.
> "Court". Ben, you have such a magical way with words :)
Well, we have to keep it in polite terms. Somebody here could faint.
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