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Meanwhile, here is a sampling of the entries so far:


You know you've been a fed too long if…


...you wonder when your son's little league team will be doing the kids' performance reviews, because you would hate for it to come right before the playoffs.


...you use a "while you were out" slip as a birth announcement.


...you refuse to accept the brand new television offered by the bank to open a new account, because it might appear to have influenced your decision.


...you think what passes for customer service from your telephone company is normal.


...you think civilians refer to family members.


...you just got rid of your 13-inch monochrome monitor and Selectric typewriter - yes!

Posted on Dec 10, 2007 at 12:12 PM


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