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I know it’s nothing to be proud of, but it’s beginning to look like my seven month collection of unopened mail and bills will turn out to be a complete set, which makes the accountant in me happy in that strange, anal, cross-your-i’s-and-dot-your-t’s sort of accounting way.

    TAGS:  accounting, anal retentive, bills

Any time I feel the least bit down about working too hard I just consider the image of the accountant across the hall brushing his teeth in the office sink this morning after last night’s all-nighter, facing the prospect of four more between now and midnight Monday, April 17.

    TAGS:  accounting, all-nighters, taxes, misery

The Juggernaut :: Keith

Try as he might, Henry could convince none of his coworkers to refer to him as The Juggernaut, with the exception of Stu in accounting, which everyone knew didn’t really count.

    TAGS:  Henry, work, accounting

Marble Eyes :: Keith

When the bank statements couldn’t be found, I felt my eyes turn into marbles and heard them as they fell and bounced across my desk, but of course, there was no way I could see this happen, although I sure would have liked to.

    TAGS:  accounting, amazement, bank, eyes, lost, desk, marbles, paperwork

The chief was so dismayed by the company’s antiquated accounting system that he often worried that the copy machine was only a temporary office fixture, and that one day he would show up for work and find a scrivener standing in the corner, quill pen in hand, sharing stories of his vacation time in Leeds.

    TAGS:  accounting, The Chief, scrivener, quill


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