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rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
5791 posts
6/13/2005 8:46 pm

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3/5/2006 9:27 pm

Newspaper Ads

Just thought I would share these with you.....

**Our experienced mother will care for your child. Fenced yards, meals and smacks included.

**Man wanted to work in dynamite factory. Must be willing to travel.

**Girl wanted to assist magician in cutting off head illusion.

**We do not tear your clothing with machinery. We do it carefully by hand.

**For sale. Three canaries of undermined sex.

**Wanted: hair cutter. Excellent growth potential.

**Wanted: man to take care of cow that does not smoke or drink

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"If you want to make God laugh, tell him your future plans."

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rm_txrose4uNTX 57F
3289 posts
6/14/2005 5:17 am

cajunpet... That is definately a pet peave of mine these days. Why does one have to be bilingual in the United States. We go through so much trouble to teach the kids for decades how to speak English through the ESL (English as a Second Language) classes. I feel that, if are now going to be required to speak Spanish as well, SSL (Spanish as a Second Language) should be taught free of charge, just like the ESL classes are throughout the United States.

After all, fair is fair in love and war -- right???

(*stepping down from my soapbox yet again!!!*)


cajunpet 70M
1185 posts
6/14/2005 2:26 am

Help Wanted!

A local business was looking for office help. They put a sign in the window saying:

"HELP WANTED. Must be able to type, must be good with a computer and must be bilingual. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer."

A short time afterwards, a dog trotted up to the window, saw the sign and went inside. He looked at the receptionist and wagged his tail, then walked over to the sign, looked at it and whined. Getting the idea, the receptionist got the office manager.

The office manager looked at the dog and was surprised, to say the least. However, the dog looked determined, so he led him into the office. Inside, the dog jumped up on the chair and stared at the manager. The manager said, "I can't hire you. The sign says you have to be able to type."

The dog jumped down, went to the typewriter and proceeded to type out a perfect letter. He took out the page and trotted over to the manager and gave it to him, then jumped back on the chair. The manager was stunned, but then told the dog, "The sign says you have to be good with a computer."

The dog jumped down again and went to the computer.

The dog proceeded to demonstrate his expertise with various programs and produced a sample spreadsheet and database and presented them to the manager.

By this time the manager was totally dumbfounded! He looked at the dog and said, "I realize that you are a very intelligent dog and have some interesting abilities. However, I *still* can't give you the job."

The dog jumped down and went to a copy of the sign and put his paw on the part about being an Equal Opportunity Employer. The manager said, "Yes, but the sign *also* says that you have to be bilingual."

The dog looked at him straight in the face and said, "Meow."


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