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03-28-2009 09:49 PM

Topic tags/keywords: laughter fun joke humor

I became confused when I heard the word “service” used with these agencies.

Internal Revenue ‘Service’

U.S. Postal ‘Service’

Telephone ‘Service’

Cable TV ‘Service’

Civil ‘Service’

State , City, County & Public ‘Service’

Customer ‘Service’

This is not what I thought “service” meant.

But today, I overheard two farmers talking, and one of them said he had hired a bull to “service” a few cows.

BAM !!! It all came into focus. Now I understand what all those agencies are doing to us.

Now you are as enlightened as I am….............................Have a wonderful day

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#1 posted 03-28-2009 09:57 PM

LoL. Scary True.

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#2 posted 03-28-2009 10:21 PM

LOL, yep

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#3 posted 03-28-2009 10:23 PM

That makes a lot of sense! Charter Cable just announced they were filing for Bankruptcy, and the news reported it while adding that customer service will not change because of this. That’s a shame, because we really do need something better than what we are stuck with. Anyone here who has Charter for their cable, probably knows of the problems with their “service”.

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#4 posted 03-28-2009 10:32 PM

You forgot the most appropriate one of all…

Financial service

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#5 posted 03-29-2009 12:47 AM

Jerry: You certainly can’t think that those of us who went into government service did it for the money! 8^)

-- Gary D.

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#6 posted 03-29-2009 12:54 AM

I don’t know Gary. You tell us…................LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#7 posted 03-29-2009 09:25 PM

Hi Jerry;

Always suspected, but never certain.

It’s especially nice when you can get professional confirmation, (see Bureaucrat’s comment).

It’s cooperation like this between L.J’s that make this site work so well. LOL


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#8 posted 03-29-2009 10:35 PM

The best part is we “Pay” for the service!!! Can’t wait to pay my taxes this year

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#9 posted 03-29-2009 11:07 PM

And some of us are old enough to remember “Selective Service”. And they did the selection.

By the way, that was the draft for those of you to young to know.

-- Bob Clark, Tool Collector and Sawdust Maker

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#10 posted 03-29-2009 11:36 PM

With this thinking we should go back to calling gas stations… “service stations”.

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#11 posted 03-30-2009 02:01 AM

Gee Big-Bob, I forgot that one and yes I got my calling from them…........................

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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