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Continually Breaking New Ground and New Firsts.......

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Well, where did all the big Huevos Come From? As most of my friends know, I went on a job interview back in the later part of July. You may remember I told you it went well. Three days after I returned, I called ol' George B. (former fellow co-worker from days gone by and present QA manager at Duratek in Oak Ridge) and he said "I think you got the job...." Well much time passes and I remain patient as Job and call to touch base from time to time just to find out: "There hasn't been any decision made...." each of the four times I called. Meanwhile, I pass up two short term temporary jobs at other sites that could have kept me employed where upon completion would have brought in about $70,000.

IrraIrragardless, if I wouldn't have called Duratek last week to find out the job had been put "on-hold," I would have never found out at all. About fifteen (15) minutes ago I hit the (send) button E-Mailing the v.p. a "well managed" message (firm but not vulgar) reading him the riot act regarding the biblically monsterous level of unprofessionalism for not at least having a minute consideration in not keeping me appriased of the status of this hiring decision. I also stated "I am partly to blame, as I should have known better to have never ever had any dealings with George B. in any way, shape or form, etc., etc." Implying, of course, the truth as to his real allegiance....to himself, etc. I told the v.p. to see that my resume finds its way into the proper shreading machine. Best Regards, CF?

Anyway whatever happens I still have several other irons in the fire. I feel like the good torpedoeman that I am having launched two dead-on amidships.....now so long as the d___ things don't turn around and head back in my direction! LOL! CF? :question:
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Thanks For Asking....The Reply I Got Today....

at least wasn't "Stickiti Youpus Recti," LOL! Here is what the v.p. Pat Hopper sent back today, "John, I apologize for any inconvenience you experienced. This is not what I intend nor Duratek intends business to be done. Nothing other than I screwed up. I appreciate your candor so I/Duratek can somehow rectify the situation.


He didn't exactly nominate me for "Director of Regulatory Compliance," but he may remember me someday for supervisor of "Humugus Sili Wit Cahounis." LMFAOAM. CF? :eek:hwell:
Quid quid latine dictum sit, altum viditur

It's not real latin. It is from one of the Harvard Band's fight songs, the Ten Thousand Men of Harvard. It comes from Illegitimum, or Illigitamate, and the mineral Carborundum, which is very hard and frequently used for making grinding wheels. Hence, you get Bastids Don't Grind, or Don't let them grind you down. The song is all made up Latin to sound and is sort of a joke.

Here's the song,


First Verse
Illegitimum non carborundum;
Domine salvum fac.
Illegitimum non Carborundum;
Domine salvum fac.
Gaudeamus igitur!
Veritas non sequitur?
Illegitimum non carborundum -- ipso facto!

Fourth Verse
Ten thousand men of Harvard want vict'ry today,
For they know that o'er old Eli
Fair Harvard holds sway.
So then we'll conquer old Eli's men,
And when the game ends, we'll sing again:
Ten thousand men of Harvard gained vict'ry today!
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