Ms. Opportunity

strut and fret
 
“Two meals described on menu card

and sorry he could not order both–

So waited as he hemmed and hawed

then brought the pear to hungry oaf.”

–From the order pad of Hospitality Technician: R. Frost (emp#234)

 

“Cntrl Alt Delete? Or Not to Cntrl Alt Delete. That is the operation.”

–From the margins of data entry clerk Will Shakespeare

 

“They drink, therefore I am.”

–Motif on Descartes bartender business cards

 

“I’m Emily Dickinson. Who are you? Are you Emily Dickinson, too?”

–telemarketing spiel monitored for her protection from a phone bank overseas

 

“Big hair’s but a walking shadow, a lip-syncher, who struts and frets her hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a song sung by Autotunes, full of sound effects and slurring, signifying nothing.”

–passage from weblog of Will I AM Shakey; Brittney Spears’s roadie

 

“The question isn’t who is going to let me, it’s how many in your party?”

–Ayn Rand (dinner hostess)

 

“Home, home and start Range–where debts and procurements accrue…”

–song sung under breath of accounting assistant: Brewster Higley

 

“A rock pile ceases to be a rock pile the moment a single man contemplates it, driving a piece of heavy equipment.”

– conversation between Antoine de Saint Exupery & his foremen.

 

“He wants his food dead! Not rare, not medium, dead!”

–order shouted by Oscar Wilde at line cook

 

“It was the best of times–It was the worst of times, it was the dawning of the winter discount in the shoe department.

–overheard OTJ; Charles Dickens, Team Member

 

 

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