IJMC Mr. Gates and Lisa

                      IJMC - Mr. Gates and Lisa

You know, I almost wonder if someone at Apple made up this one. And I bet 
less than 2% of you get the joke...hey Bill, if you get this one, would 
you drop me an email? I would love to know if someone passes these on up 
to you...whelp, that was probably a couple billion wasted electrons, but 
hey, what else do I have to write?                                  -dave

Undoubtably fabricated, but funny.

Hello Friends,

One of our fraternity recently mailed this personal story to me.  I felt
compelled to share it with all of you.  After you read it, imagine if we
all did the same thing whenever we met Bill Gates... 

I was in the VIP lounge last week in the Seattle Airport to meet with a
very important client. While I was waiting for my client, who had called
me on my cell phone to tell me he would be late, I noticed Bill Gates
sitting on the chesterfield enjoying a cognac. Being the forward type of
gal that I am, I approached Mr Gates and introduced myself. I explained to
him that I was conducting some very important business and how much I
would appreciate it if he could throw a quick, "Hello, Lisa" at me when I
was with my client. Amazingly enough, he agreed! 

Ten minutes later while I was conversing with my client, I felt a tap on my
shoulder. It was Bill Gates. I turned around and looked up at him. He said,
"Hi Lisa, what's happening?" To which I replied, "F*** off Gates, I'm in a

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