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Old 12-05-2005, 11:11 AM
cbawlmer cbawlmer is offline
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Concrete Swamp, Texas
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While cleaning out a storeroom in the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department headquarters in Austin several years ago, I came across a pamphlet from the early 1960s about the importance of keeping orderly files. It was important, you see, because after a nuclear attack we'll need orderly files to make sure the remaining irradiated mutants can get back to business as usual as easily as possible. Seriously, that was the reason they gave. It was full of little illustrations of a stereotypical secretary in heels and pearls taking orders from her boss and typing and filing everything to his specifications.