Monday, 17 December 2007

A new opportunity

for psychiatrists.... "in love with a router"????'.... the rethoric and the semantics of business get weird .... one of these days there will be a marriage between someone and his refrigerator designed by Apple perhaps....

Saturday, 24 November 2007

It's not what you say it's the way that you say it...

.....these are genuine clips from council complaint letters.

1. My bush is really overgrown round the front and my back passage has
fungus growing in it.
2. He's got this huge tool that vibrates the whole house and I just can't
take it anymore.
3. It's the dogs mess that I find hard to swallow.
4. I want some repairs done to my cooker as it has backfired and burnt my
knob off.
5. I wish to complain that my father hurt his ankle, very badly, when he put
his foot in the hole in his back passage.
6. And their 18 year old son is continually banging his balls against my
7. I wish to report that tiles are missing from the outside toilet roof. I
think it was bad wind the other night that blew them off.
8. My lavatory seat is cracked, where do I stand?
9. I am writing on behalf of my sink, which is coming away from the wall.
10. Will you please send someone to mend the garden path? My wife tripped
and fell on it, yesterday, and now she is pregnant.
11. I request permission to remove my drawers in the kitchen.
12. 50% of the walls are damp, 50% have crumbling plaster and 50% are plain
13. I am still having problems with smoke in my new drawers.
14. The toilet is blocked and we cannot bath the children until it is
15. Will you please send a man to look at my water; it is a funny colour and
not fit to drink.
16. Our lavatory seat is broken in half and is now in three pieces.
17. I want to complain about the farmer across the road; every morning at
6am his cock wakes me up and it's now getting too much for me.
18. The man next door has a large erection in the back garden, which is
unsightly and dangerous.
19. Our kitchen floor is damp. We have two children and would like a third,
so please send someone round to do something about it.
20. I am a single woman living in a downstairs flat and would you please do
something about the noise made by the man on top of me every night.
21. Please send a man with the right tool to finish the job and satisfy my
22. I have had the clerk of works down on the floor six times, but I still
have no satisfaction.

Tuesday, 13 November 2007

paradoxical bind

the quest for cheaper and cheaper labour driving costs down and profits up leads to interesting problems .......a contradiction between short and longer term objectives indeed...what one fails to see is how any other group would sove this little conundrum...

Saturday, 10 November 2007


is a drag.... and it has the strange tendency to reemerge in very inconvenient times...