Dear Webby: Mail with no subject 

Good Morning,   !
Sunday,  July 29, 2007

To find yourself, think for yourself.
-- Socrates



Julius Caesar:
My last job involved a lot of office politics and back
stabbing. I'd like to get away from all that.

Jesse James:
I can list among my experiences and skills: leadership,
extensive travel, logistical organization, intimate
understanding of firearms, and a knowledge of sescurity
measures at numerous banks.

Marie Antoinette:
My management style has been criticzed, but I'd like to
think of myself as a people person.

Joseph Guillotin:
I can give your company a head start on the competition.

My position was eliminated in a hostsile takeover.

Lucrezia Borgia:
My greatest accomplishment? After I took over the
department, our competition just seemed to drop out
of sight one by one.

I can bring a lot to your company. I like discovering
new things.

Genghis Khan:
My primary talent is downsizing. On my last job I
downsized my staff, my organization, and the
populations of several countries.

Would I go after my boss's job? Do I look like the kind
of guy who would knock of his boss for a promotion?

Lady Godiva:
What do you mean this isn't business casual?

My last boss and I...say, are you going to eat those fries?


A bright young Scottish lad named Shamus had the opportunity
to go to university in London. So he packed his bags and
said good-bye to his mother and left the highlands for the
big city.

After the first week his mother called to see how her boy
was holding up.

"I love it here Mother," Shamus told her, "but these English
students are the oddest people ever! Why the boy who lives
in the dormitory room next to me bangs his head against the
wall until midnight every night. And the boy in the room
above me stomps around until midnight every night. And the
boy right below me blasts his stereo until midnight every

"Why don't you complain to the Dean of students?" asks his

"Well, it doesn't bother me much," answers Shamus. "I'm
usually up until that time quietly practicing my bagpipes


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A second grader came home from school and said to her mother,
"Mom, guess what?  We learned how to make babies today."

The mother, more than a little surprised, tried to keep her
cool. "That's interesting," she said, "How do you make

"It's simple," replied the girl. "You just change 'y' to 'i'
and add 'es'."


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"We have women in the military, but they don't put us in the front lines. They don't know if we can fight or if we can kill. I think we can. All the general has to do is walk over to the women and say, 'You see the enemy over there? They say you look fat in those uniforms.'" --- Elayne Boosler ============================================= DOGGIE GOES A SWIMMING CATCH OF THE DAY Ted loaded up his two sons, plus Trixie their Shih Tzu to head out for a day of fishing. The fishing spot was a popular one, with more emphasis on having fun than actually catching a fish. The boys lost interest and left their dad and Trixie at the edge of the river. Trixie was a happy dog who's favourite game was chasing butterflies. She would try to creep up on one, snap at it, however she had yet to catch one. At the end of the day, no one had caught a fish.The men were packing up, calling the kids, swapping fish stories about the huge one that got away. Someone told Ted, "Look at that dog of yours." Trixie was standing on the edge of a rock, on the river bank. A butterfly was almost within her reach. She opened her mouth, and lunged. Right into the river. Before Ted could move, her head bobbed up to the surface. She scrambled up the bank, but she looked odd. Her face was out of shape. Ted realized that Trixie had a small fish in her mouth. She was a bit puzzled, but intended to keep her prize. People gathered around, petting her, also trying to get the fish out of her mouth. No way. She backed warily away, until a butterfly floated past. The fish forgotten, she let it drop where it slid right down the bank into the water. Ted had to grin, it was only a tiny fish, but at least it was member of his family that had the catch of the day. Stormy O' =============================================
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======================================== George, a rather arrogant acquaintance, and were seated side by side on a train. An announcement was made that all electrical power would be out for a few minutes due to a blown circuit. Seated across from George and were two very attractive ladies. Just then the train entered a dark tunnel. A loud smack was heard. As the train left the tunnel, a large red hand print could be seen on George's face. Nothing was said by anyone. The train entered another dark tunnel and another loud smack was heard. As the train left the tunnel, another large red hand print could be seen on the other side of George's face. Again, nothing at all was said. George was thinking.... must have done something to those ladies and they thought it was me because of my reputation. But was thinking....I wish we would go through another tunnel so I could slap that idiot again!!! ------------------------- If you put nothing, or a full name like Ms Ernestine F Trailer-Hooker III into the FIRST NAME slot of the sign-up, that joke will fall flat. It's nearly as bad if you got a gift subscription from a neighbor, who typed your first name or nickname in all small or all large letters because she had a bottle of Southern Comfort in one hand and a donut in the other. If that is the case with your first name or nickname, hit REPLY and tell me, and I will instantly correct it. DearWebby ========================================
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