[LMB] not quite a haut bubble OT:

Kenton Schoen kdschoen1 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 15:13:54 BST 2021


"None of us worked nights in reproduction."

Many of us wouldn't call it work, while most do it at night.  But, TMI,
just a little, ya think?

Kenton

On Wed, Sep 8, 2021, 1:36 AM Raymond Collins <rcrcoll6 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Bic made lighters and I do believe it was used in advertising in the 70's.
> It was the first disposable lighter on the market.
>
> On Wed, Sep 8, 2021, 12:17 AM A. Marina Fournier via Lois-Bujold <
> lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > On Sep 7, 2021, at 5:53 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Kleenex.  Jello.  Xerox.  (That one's pretty obsolete.)
> >
> > My husband Kurt and and I met while working at Xerox in Pasadena, in two
> > different computer/software divisions, in the mid-‘80s.
> >
> > Coincidentally, my sister worked in inbound marketing for office supplies
> > for Xerox in the late ‘80s. I managed to make up a months-long silence
> > while making an order for supplies, calling her directly from my temp
> job.
> > She did figure it was me after a few minutes.
> >
> > None of us worked nights in reproduction.
> >
> > Then he worked for Ricoh, another photo-optics firm which makes
> > copier-printers—but in software R&D. His Japanese nickname was
> Kato(-san),
> > short a as in cat, rather than long a as in Kato, sidekick to the Green
> > Hornet. He tactfully did not tell them the last association.
> >
> > Xerox is not obsolete for us, even in its continuing corporate
> > obsolescence.
> >
> > A. Marina Fournier
> > saffronrose at me.com
> > Je persisterai quand même, car j’ais survécu d’être née
> > Valley of Heart’s Delight. CA
> > Sent from iFionnghuala
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