From: Joe <>
Date: Tue Sep 28 19:38:04 1999

Hi Gang,

   This is OT but too good to miss.


>A little local color....
>Come and listen to a story 'bout a man
>named Jed,
>A poor college kid, barely kept his
>family fed,
>But then one day he was talking to a
>He said "They'll pay ya big bucks if ya
>work a computer",
>CAD that is ... CRT's ...
>Well the first thing ya know ol' Jed's
>an Engineer,
>The kinfolk said "Jed move away from
>"Redstone Ars'nal is the place ya
>oughta be",
>So he drove until he felt the heat and
>Summer that is ... no shade ... even
>your toenails sweat;
>On his first day at work they stuck him
>in a cube,
>Fed him a donut and sat him at a tube,
>They said "Your project's late but we
>know just what to do,
>Instead of 40 hours, we'll work you
>Overtime that is ... Unpaid ...
>The weeks rolled by and things were
>looking bad,
>Some schedules got slipped and the boss
>was gettin' mad,
>They called another meeting and decided
>on a fix,
>The answer was simple, "We'll work him
>Tired that is ... Stressed out ... No
>so-cial life
>Months turned into years and his hair
>was turning gray,
>Jed worked hard while his life slipped
>Waiting to retire when he turned
>Instead he got called in and escorted
>out the door,
>Laid-off, that is ... Downsized ...
>Y'all come back as a contractor now, Ya
>[ ]-------------------------------------------------
>My personal Web Page can be found at:
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>To goto my page type in or copy the above text EXACTLY
>as shown in your browsers navigation window.
>[ ]-------------------------------------------------
Received on Tue Sep 28 1999 - 19:38:04 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:32:37 BST