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Last week a co-worker who shall remain nameless (let's call him Goose) and I had gone out to lunch and on the way back I see someone parking in one of the executive parking spaces whom I did not recognize. As we entered the building Goose said hello to the exec, a mid 30-ish casually dressed guy. The exec said hello back and then went his own way as we headed back to our desks. When he was out of earshot I asked Goose “Who's that?“. He replied “I think it's the new CIO“.

Now this is the important part; what I wanted to say was “He's pretty young“.

However, I unfortunately stuttered a bit, so what I actually said was “He's p-p-pretty“, and stopped right there.

I'll let you make your own jokes.


Currently listening to: New York, New York - (03:47)

Ryan Adams, Gold [Bonus Disc] (1 of 2)

Posted on Monday, August 2, 2004 4:52 PM Life | Back to top


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I forgot to mention your story is very funny, and I garuntee I,m not the only person that thinks so
Left by stephanie McCullough on Dec 03, 2004 12:18 PM

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Please can you till me the importance of speaking.
Left by Namgay Dorji on Apr 06, 2010 10:16 PM

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