The effects of employment

From: Owen Robertson <>
Date: Wed Dec 11 20:25:00 2002

on 12/11/02 8:06 PM, J.C.Wren at wrote:

> Most likely because of end-of-year budgetting. By laying people before the
> first of the calendar year, they can write off the benefits packages, if I
> understand this correctly.
> Of course, my idea of high finance is actually getting my checkbook to
> balance once a year.

There's a great line in an episode of the Mary Tyler Moore Show where Rhoda
says, speaking of her checkbook: "I have to go over the figures again.
There's something wrong - It balanced." The actual line was better, I can't
remember it exactly. It's been a few years.

Owen Robertson
Received on Wed Dec 11 2002 - 20:25:00 GMT

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