Re: [mythsoc] ADMIN: Merger FAQ
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- Wendell! I didn't know you were such a great satirist! (Must have come
from hanging around with Mary Stolzenbach too much before she moved to
Nevertheless I fear that some of this may actually come to be. Not long
ago I got a phone call from a bank that wanted me to sign up with their
long-distance service. This reminded me of the bad old days when banks
gave away toasters. I said I preferred to get my banking services from a
bank and my phone services from a phone company. The caller seemed
puzzled by this. "Perhaps I feel this way because I'm over forty years
old," I said. "How old are you?" "Sixteen," he replied.
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