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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
"We may suck, but we suck less!"
At 10:04 PM 7/19/97 -0500, you wrote:
"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
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."