[ Dramatis Personae: IT Person, Client Relations Person, Programmer, Second Programmer. They're around a table. On its center is an envelope, partly stuffed with money, with names written on the back. ]
IT: I just wonder if we should change who we send for the tickets.
Programmer: How can it possibly matter? Somebody goes to the store, buys the quick-picks, and comes back.
Second: I don't see any way it can matter.
Programmer: Thank you.
Second: But they have a point.( Collapse )
Trivia: The bearings within the space shuttle's Atmospheric Revitalization Subsystem, providing breathing air, were designed to operate for ten thousand hours, despite the strong oscillations set off by the shuttle's motion in flight. Source: Development Of The Space Shuttle, 1972 - 1981, T A Heppenheimer.
Currently Reading: Secret Wars And Secret Policies In The Americas, 1842 - 1929, Friedrich E Schuler.