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"Pepperoni and Sour Grapes"
was wondering what you think of my solution to a problem that has developed
at work. I have been with the company for 14 yrs and recently a senior
position became available at the office. I informed my boss that I was
interested in the position. He then went and hired someone with only
9 months experience doing this type of work. So my solution to the problem
is to find a new job and once I have accepted the new position, I plan
to order in pizza for the entire office (its a small company), and while
everybody is eating I plan to stand up and tell the boss to take his
job and shove it up his ass. Doing so in a calm cool voice and then
simply walking out of the room and out to my car.
Pizza Lunch Host
Dear Pizza Lunch Host,
Such actions as
you describe feel like they will be satisfying in our fantasy, but I
suspect they seldom turn out to be more than awkward and even embarrassing
if we follow through on them.
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