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Old 11th May 2022, 05:42 AM   #1033
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I once had a coworker who referred to her desktop computer as her "system". So she'd say things like "my system is all messed up" and "my system doesn't work" and "I hate my system, it's always so slow" and without context listeners sometimes didn't know what she was talking about and somehow the impression got around that she was suffering from a recurrent UTI and all her complaints about her "system" were related to that. It certainly made listening to her complaints much funnier. "Are you having trouble with your system today?" she'd ask and people would burst into laughter or feel insulted. "Does it look like I am?" or "You can listen at the door and find out!"
You added nothing to that conversation, Barbara.
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