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I Get Silly Emails At Work

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    The Email God Doesn't Like Me?

    Unfortunately my job has me on a lot of distribution lists so when people discuss something I get everyone's messages and have to see if I care, which sounds harsh but a lot of the time I don't!
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 6 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    Yep

    I have had a marriage proposal from a stranger telling me of his current situation, assets and what sort of a life he could provide me with as had seen my profile at work. I have at least five emails a day - those amusing hoax ones that money needs to rest in my account and if i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 28, 2008

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    Today Especially

    The temporary receptionist seems to be lonely - so far we have discussed how to make the perfect toast, what she wants for her lunch and i have integrated her now into switching between her and EP so much that at one stage i ended email with lol, despite my formal...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 3, 2008

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    Who Are These People?

    I returned to work today for the first time in 66 days (I was off caring for my husband during a catastrophic health crisis). I had hundreds of emails. Here are my favorite excerpts: 1. Baring unforeseen developments...once they're bared, they won't be unforeseen anymore, will...
    mamapolo mamapolo 56-60, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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