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Talking Dictionary 666. Stuck In The Same Boat


666. He had a new job. It was a New York City government job. He took the job only because he couldn't find anything else. The job involved paperwork. Lots of paperwork. It involved copying paperwork. Lots of copying. It involved faxing. Lots of faxing. It involved phone calls. Lots of phone calls. It involved typing. Lots and lots of typing. It involved time. But not lots of time—too little time. Every day, he had 8 hours to do 12 hours of work. It was the most ridiculous job he had ever had. He told a coworker that he was thinking of quitting. She said, "Don't. You'll never get another city job." He said, "Well, maybe they'll fire me." She said, "Then you'll never get another city job." He asked, "What can I do?" She said, "I don't know, but if you figure it out, tell the rest of us!" 2.2


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