Aug 26, 2009


I'm feeling a lot sadder about Ted Kennedy's death than I thought I would. Huh.

Aug 10, 2009

Alabamians and all the rest of those Get-Rich-Quick Dial-Up Users

I work in the online payday loan industry. Let me first of all say that I have respect for our customers and all ribbing is done in good fun. However, a good chunk of our clientele happens to consist of people from the South named Lawquinda.

My darling husband Trevor does tech support for dial-up users (aka people from the South with names like Twaquiqua), so he can relate (and even top a good deal of my stories).

Basically, our livelihood depends upon these people:

Coworker Emilie: "We should change our website to something a little more appealing to our clientele, like"

Needless to say, the rest of the day was spent trying to say "Get Yo' Cash, this is Emilie" in our most professional phone voices without cracking up.