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McGinty sailed with the pirates for many years as ship’s accountant.

    TAGS:  accountants, pirates, McGinty

It was McGinty’s job, as pirate ship’s accountant, to keep track of the international exchange rate for dubloons, pieces o’ eight, and dead men’s chests.

    TAGS:  accountants, pirates, treasure, dubloons, McGinty

In these troubled times, you have to be careful when commenting upon the health of a government accountant, even if it is cold and flu season; for instance, if the accountant sneezes during your meeting, show concern, but try to avoid saying, “Gesundheit,” which will only result in you being asked to surrender your passport.

    TAGS:  accountants, etiquette, government, paranoia, passport

Applying a type of accounting leverage I hadn’t thought existed, the auditor bent me over her knee and squeezed until several pennies popped from my butt and landed on the desk; “That was different,” I told her, to which she replied, “No, that was a start,” as she gave me another squeeze.

    TAGS:  work, accountants, ridiculous encounters, butt, pennies, leverage


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