Tag Archives: business

Got Food? Drink? Incontinence Pads? Time To Call The IRS

Nothing is certain but death and taxes.  (Death occurring while on-hold waiting to talk to someone about taxes is not certain, merely a very distinct possibility.) Has this ever happened to you? You’re trying to do your taxes, there’s one … Continue reading

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Tupperware Party Hearty Without Me

I have a confession to make. I don’t want you to think less of me, but what kind of relationship can we have if it is built on a foundation of lies? The time has come to tell the truth. … Continue reading

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Curl Up And Dye, You Gravy Sucking Pig

  Hair’s What’s Happening The Mane Event American Hairlines From Hair to Eternity Head Hunters The Hairport A Cut Above We’ve all seen these signs.  Why do beauty salons seem to have a monopoly on bad pun names?  Is this … Continue reading

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What Not To Hear

Corporate America, you’re messing up.  Big time. My job requires me to spend a lot of time on the phone.  That kind of exposure to what now passes for business phone etiquette has made me a seething volcano of frustration. … Continue reading

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Your Customer Advocate Will Now Give You A Blindfold And A Cigarette

Here’s a little pop quiz, kids. If I am on the phone waiting to speak with a “customer advocate,” I am trying to reach which of the following parties: Better Business Bureau Small Claims Court Health insurance company claims adjuster … Continue reading

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True Confessions

I am not the woman you think I am. You see the witty, urbane, sophisticated Peg, quick with a sarcastic take on the foibles of life.  But that’s not me.  Well, that IS me.  Quite a lot of me, actually, … Continue reading

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I Sold Out To The Man

Big Business Daddy Warbucks Halliburton  Big Pharma  Wall Street  The Man  That Guy In The Monopoly Game

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