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patyjs  Identity Verified
Mexico
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Dec 9, 2007

I was just researching something completely unrelated and came upon this. Thought you all might enjoy a laugh.


http://www.cartalk.com/content/features/hell/Bestof/mit-letter.html

Have a nice Sunday...

Paty


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Evonymus (Ewa Kazmierczak)  Identity Verified
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:)) Dec 9, 2007

excellent) thank you patyjs

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Terry Gilman  Identity Verified
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Thank you! Those car talk guys have a whole "hall of fame/shame" Dec 9, 2007

Thank you for a great break.
Am trying now to resist reading all the entries in their "hall of erudite letters..."
The letter to from an applicant to NYU is a little more my style.

Terry


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Lawyer-Linguist  Identity Verified
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Local time: 10:17
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Excellent Dec 9, 2007

Thanks for the much-appreciated laugh on a Sunday afternoon.

I needed it, otherwise swamped here with the as-usual-we've-left-it-to-the-last-moment Christmas countdown avalanche of work from Dutch and Portuguese lawyers.

Roll on the 24th .....!


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Lori Cirefice  Identity Verified
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Hilarious ! Dec 9, 2007

That was a nice break - thanks ! Now back to work for me too...

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Idoia Echenique  Identity Verified
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Great! Dec 9, 2007

That was a most needed refreshing break.

Thanks a lot, Paty!

Have a nice Sunday,
Idoia


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Patricia Rosas  Identity Verified
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Wow! Dec 9, 2007

That has made my Sunday a whole lot brighter!! Click and Clack, the Tappit brothers, are the funniest guys in America, but that letter takes the cake!

Thanks, Paty!!!!


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Yolanda Bello  Identity Verified
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Loved it! Dec 10, 2007

Absolutely smashing!

Regards from Mexico City,

Y


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