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Re: Quote of the day!
From: "Howard C. Berkowitz" <hcb () clark net>
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 1997 12:37:55 -0400

At 11:58 -0400 7/21/97, Eric Germann wrote:
Quote from an Ameritech rep after being verbally abused in a meeting for
them dropping a clients T-1 FOUR times cause nobody would write it down in
the book:

"We may suck, but we suck less!"

At 10:04 PM 7/19/97 -0500, you wrote:
 From someone-I-can't-name-cuzza-their-job:
 "MFS is the spawn of satan, it's all a conspiracy to send us back to the
dark ages of hand-written communication."

How about the words that summ up MFS's (WorldCom's) entry into the local
phone market:

My Fone Sucks...

Also works with Amerisuck - Your Link to Pain and Suffering!

After working with these kinds of telco problems all week you just have to
make up nice titles for them ;-)

It's not just the transmission side.  In 1981 or so, at the first GTE
corporate network symposium, shortly after it bought Telenet, I gave a
presentation on Telenet's network management architecture.

My obligatory opening joke suggested that electronic mail could be regarded
as a technology that would allow the Postal Service to lose the mail at the
speed of light.

A hand in the audience arose...turning out to be the President/COO of GTE.
He looked at me and asked "what about your own company's offering,

I took a deep breath.  "Oh. We lose it slower."


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