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from the Inbox

This morning I woke up to the following email:

I need to take K 300 next semester and I was talking to a couple of my friends who recommended you highly to me. I was not sure, however, if you were teaching a class in the spring. If so, please let me know, and I […]

passwords

Today I took the plunge and opened a myspace page.

Right now there’s absolutely nothing on it–basically I joined because I wanted to see pictures of somebody who was supposed to be cute. In an abstract way, he was cute–but not my type at all.

The most annoying feature was that I got a confirmation […]

unHelpful Answers

So, as part of a business trip in June, I might be landing in Seattle for a couple of nights. I wrote the following email to a bed and breakfast in the city:

Should I make it to Seattle, I will want to spend June xx through xx. I have two questions: 1) What availability […]

My Pillows Are Full of What?

From the In-Box

Adam,

Your pillows are full of fungal spores. And you thought there were just innocent feathers in there? While this zoo of munching fungi might not pose a risk to normal people, one study proves it is risky to those with asthma and suppressed immune systems.

And just when you thought the […]

From the In-Box

REF; OVER DUE PAYMENT ON CONTRACT #: MAV/NNPC/FGN/MIN/009:

ATTENTION:

Sir/Madam,

From the records of outstanding contractors due for payment with the Federal Government of Nigeria, your name and company was discovered as next on the list of the outstanding Contract who have not yet received their payments. I wish to inform you that your payment […]

Cheating Housewives

Hi, CQ here with another BLOG hijacking.

I received the message below in my office e-mail. I’m very glad to see #3 still thinks her husband is working at night. He’s actually spending the nights with myself and Bryan, but don’t tell her. Apparently he wanted something more substantial to hold onto instead of that […]

Work Place Rules

I just got the following from my new office.

No comments allowed.

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Dear colleagues,

Once a time in a year we have to undertake instructions about protection of health and safety standards at work. I will send you these instructions via e-mail. Please read the instructions carefully and confirm the information by […]