My Life With Computers

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Marjorie Dorfman has a love-hate relationship with computer (minus the love). Read how she dealt with her first pieces of faulty equipment! [ Read More ]

Kissing The Door [PODCAST]

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Diane tells a funny true story about rushing to the showroom when she worked for a bedding company.  In her haste to push through the heavy wood doors to the showroom, she made quite the “impression”. [ Read More ]

Beware of Autopilot Mode When Answering the Phone

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Everyone has a standard greeting they use when answering the phone at work and mine has always been, “Good morning, Name of Company/Department, Melanie speaking.” [ Read More ]

Cir-Cat

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As a teacher, you often encounter funny and creative answers from your students’ worksheets and tests. Because they know I sometimes merit an extra point for it, they make sure that they give it a shot every single time. [ Read More ]

Selling Shoes

A woman entered my friend Bernie’s shoe store, ready to be waited on. She told Bernie she wanted the brown shoe displayed in the window in a size six. He knew exactly the one she was talking about but it puzzled him that she had asked for a six when he was certain she wore at least a nine… [ Read More ]

I’m Quite Sure That’s Jupiter

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As the new teacher at school, I was keen to make a good impression by getting involved in extracurricular activities. [ Read More ]

“I Was Shrek For A Day At Eddie Murphy’s House!” [VIDEO]

I was living in my tiny East Village NY store-front loft when my sister told me she could get me a voice over gig at Eddie Murphy’s house for the movie Shrek!  I thought, ‘Sure, I can do that!’  But little did I know… [ Read More ]

The World’s Gutsiest Dealer?

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You might get the wrong first impression walking by this store in New York City’s Upper East Side.  That is, until you realize that the store is a ceramics dealer.  [ Read More ]

A Wonderfully Silly Cover Letter

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Who wants to hire a self-employed, six-toed writer with a penchant for violence? [ Read More ]

Inventions That Arent And Should Never Be

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Have you ever thought about patenting ideas for inventions that have been milling around in your brain for years? [ Read More ]

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