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Vito

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PostSubject: "Service" disambiguation   "Service" disambiguation EmptyMon Jul 24, 2017 1:29 pm

I admit that I have been perpetually confused by the usage of the word "service" in connection with the following:

  • Internal Revenue Service
  • U.S. Postal Service
  • Civil service
  • Federal, State, County, and City public service

Then yesterday, I heard a couple of farmers talking, and one of them was telling the other about how he had brought in a bull to service his cows.

Suddenly, it all became clear.

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PostSubject: Re: "Service" disambiguation   "Service" disambiguation EmptyMon Jul 24, 2017 1:43 pm

Heck....I've understood for years the meaning of " service ", basically means one will be getting " screwed " some way, some how, some day!

Automobile Service
Remember from days past....TV Service


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PostSubject: Re: "Service" disambiguation   "Service" disambiguation EmptyMon Jul 24, 2017 7:56 pm

I think this is applicable:


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PostSubject: Re: "Service" disambiguation   "Service" disambiguation EmptyMon Jul 24, 2017 8:05 pm

VERY FUNNY AND I REMEMBER WATCHING THIS YEARS AGO^^^

Thanks for posting the video, I needed a good laugh!
EVERYONE ON HEIR NEEDS TO WATCH THIS FOR A GOOD LAUGH. lol! lol! lol! lol!


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PostSubject: Re: "Service" disambiguation   "Service" disambiguation EmptyMon Jul 24, 2017 8:28 pm

PD: Ouch! So that's why it hurts to sit down.

Actually, George's generalization (that it applies to "all businessmen") is bullshit. It's a cheap shot for an easy laugh. I don't deny that there are some unscrupulous scumbags out there, but I've never done business that way, and I now lots of other folks (and companies) that act with integrity and don't screw their customers.

Truth be told, I can't afford to be a scumbag. All of my clients found me by word of mouth...meaning my reputation. Nothing obligates them to keep using my services. If I treated them the way Mr. Carlin says all businessmen behave, they'd tell me to pound sand. He's just wrong.

Even when I was an employee, I always believed that the best job security was excellence. I carried that with me when I went independent, and it has never failed. I just treat people the way I want to be treated.

Maybe more importantly, I don't treat them the way I don't want to be treated. It works.  "Service" disambiguation 710492

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