The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Thursday, Debtember 13, 2018

This reminder is to remind you of the reminder

So I received this in email today:

Sean, employee pricing is back on most Chevy cars, trucks and SUVs
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:11:46 -0800 (PST)

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And the thing that I immediately thought of were old IBM manuals that would have a page with the following text:

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No it's not. It should have read:

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At least this email from Chevrolet is more accurate than the old IBM manuals. But then again, I wonder what Chevrolet was trying to sell me.

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