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Oops, I Meant Microsoft

This newsletter is getting easier and easier to write. My kids feed me a lot of the funny stuff, readers write gobs of great letters and now readers are practically writing items for me.

Take Randy, who told me a great story about a keynote speaker at the Microsoft Small Business summit who probably won't be invited back. Julie Clark said, "When you think of tissues, you think of Kleenex. When you think of computers, you think IBM."

Posted by Doug Barney on March 20, 2007 at 11:52 AM


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