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I Get Silly Emails At Work

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    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 3 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    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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    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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    Thanks EP for sending me an email for every time I literally do almost nothing. 1 hour can go by and I have 15-20 new emails from EP.
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    I kept all the old emails for sentimental reasons. Reading them again and again gave me emotional satisfaction. Some of the senders I have been out of contact with for years. At...
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