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Western Electric News Volume 7-8 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,255
Discovery Miles 12 550
Western Electric News Volume 7-8 (Paperback): Western Electric Company

Western Electric News Volume 7-8 (Paperback)

Western Electric Company

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 Excerpt: ...be?" asked Mr. Hennessy. "Sure, thot's a wor-rud Oi never stubbed me brains on befur." "Will, Hinnessy," answered Mr. Dooley, "yez knows what an initial is--the litter thot shtarts somethin'? Will, initiative is the mintai quality thot shtarts somethin'--an' finishes ut. Ut's rarer thin a blush in a comic opery chorus. Lots an' lots av fellers kin till yez jist ixactly how to sittle all the biggest quistions befur the public, but lit the boss put a problem up to thim thot rayquoires the laste bit av ordinary horse sinse an' they come back wid ixcuses instid av raysoolts. Whin a job gits within doin' distance ut sames to paraloize their moighty intillicts intoirely. "Thim's the b'ys, Hinnessy, that kin show yez ixactly what's wrong wid our social systim an' how there's no chanct fer annywan to roise anny more. Whin viz mintion to thim Charley Schwab an' John D. Rockyfiller an' Andrew Car-rnaggie an' Hinnery Ford an' Thomas Iddyson an' a dozen or more ithers, they say: --'Oh, yis. Oi'll admit there was lots av opporthunities twinty or thurty years ago. But not today ' Now, twinty or thurty years ago, Hinnessy, you an' me heard thot same story numerryous toimes, whoile Ford an' Schwab an' the rist was wor-rukin' their woy up, an' twinty or thurty years from now somebuddy ilse will hear ut agin whin he mintions some succissful man thot's jist on his woy to the top today. "So if Oi wuz a young feller, Hinnessy, Oi wudn't complain av lack av opporthunity as long as ither min startin' below me was bein' promoted over me hid. An' if me vanity troyed to till me ut was the boss's favoritism an' his jilousy fer fear Oi'd git his job if he guv me a chanct, Oi'd tak me vanity out to the woodshid an' apploy the shingle av common sin...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Western Electric Company
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 25mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 490
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-75513-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-75513-4
Barcode: 9781130755138

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