John

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| Anyway, I hope you've enjoyed the daily dosage of humour. - Roshan  |
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The manager of a large office noticed a new man one day and told him to come
into his office. "What is your name?" was the first thing the manager asked
the new guy.

"John," the new guy replied.

The manager scowled, "Look...I don't know what kind of a mamby-pamby place
you worked before, but I don't call anyone by their first name. It breeds
familiarity and that leads to a breakdown in authority. I refer to my
employees by their last name only...Smith, Jones, Baker...that's all. I am to
be referred to only as Mr. Robertson. Now that we got that straight, what is
your last name?"

The new guy sighed, "Darling. My name is John Darling."

"Okay John, the next thing I want to tell you is . . . "


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