Off topic: "Rat" race... :)
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Vitals  Identity Verified
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May 5, 2010

I don't mean to be mean, but this phrase from a very recent job posting on looked very funny to me (I capitalized the funny part):

"Please send us a budget and STANDART RATS as well as a CV."

The quote was worth looking at even because of this...

Have a good day!

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ATIL KAYHAN  Identity Verified
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RATS May 5, 2010

Matbe RATS was an acronym. That does not make it less funny, of course

They probably meant RATE, and ended up misspelling it as RATS. Letters E and S are very close to each other on the keyboard.

[Edited at 2010-05-05 19:22 GMT]

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Annamaria Amik  Identity Verified
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On rats May 5, 2010

Neh, they probably meant: the outSTANDing ART of setting RATeS!

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Natalia Potashnik  Identity Verified
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ask for a copy of the standard May 5, 2010

So you can send them rats according to that standard.

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