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In the office where I've been temping this week, one of my few regular responsibilities is to send out an e-mail when the taco lady shows up with her cooler. I've taken to just placing "tacos" in the subject line, and then in the e-mail's body simply writing "...are here." Because why write "tacos" more than once?

This afternoon, the company's CFO sent out an e-mail. It read:

"please say hi to ee cummings who is covering our front desk"

So I sent him back a reply:

"since hunger is first
who pays attention
to the syntax of things
will never give you tacos"

Meanwhile, all day, the rest of the office has been stopping by my desk in confusion. "I thought your name was Jennifer?"

on 2009-06-05 07:01 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] decemberthirty.livejournal.com
Ha! Excellent.

on 2009-06-06 02:10 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] blozor.livejournal.com
ee cummings was the world's first texter.

on 2009-06-06 06:37 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] alecaustin.livejournal.com
Beautiful. Especially the punchline.

on 2009-06-06 07:16 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] scarredbyitall.livejournal.com
Love it.

on 2009-06-06 07:48 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] musashi270.livejournal.com
Yeah, she is really cool. No, I am not sure. Numbnutz says he thinks her name is Jen Cummings.

on 2009-06-06 08:01 am (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] wwidsith.livejournal.com
Heheh. ee cumming wrote the sexiest poems ever

on 2009-06-06 05:33 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] http://users.livejournal.com/no_no_/
That's the funniest thing I've heard in awhile :)

on 2009-06-30 04:27 pm (UTC)
Posted by [identity profile] helpimarock.livejournal.com
Re: the punchline -- O... M... G... Clearly you weren't temping for a publisher.

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