Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
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Ein speaks!

HAVE to share this. This is from an emergency medicine mailing list I'm on (EMED-L, out of UCSF, David English list owner, if anyone's interested.) Someone complained that their attorney billed them for the time spent reading and responding to e-mail. Well, I'm okay with that, I don't see that it makes any difference whether he responds by e-mail or snail mail, he can still bill for his time, if it's work-related. But Alan Clark, MD, another list member, had a different story about another lawyer:

A few years ago I called my attorney to invite him to my birthday party (I was living and in private practice in a small town- Peru, Indiana at the time). I could not reach him but was allowed to leave a message with his secretary to inform him that he was invited to my birthday party. How surprised I was to get a bill for 45 dollars "phone consultation fee" the next month. And...no...he did not even come to my party. 

That's okay, his wife shot him in the head a year later. It took the Indiana State Police another two years to convict her because she had the gun hidden in a teddy bear in her bedroom.

I can't read 'That's okay, his wife shot him in the head a year later' without breaking into giggles. Oh, I'm sick. Still, he sounds like the kind of guy who gets shot by his wife, doesn't he?

Ein speaks!


REN
tsura(naru), tsu(reru)
meaning: lead, accompany, row
連中== renchuu == party
連絡船 == renrakusen == ferry
Left radical is 'movement', right is 'vehicle' Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Accompanied by row of moving vehicles'.

STROKE ORDER

SHAKU
ka(riru)
meaning: borrow, rent
借金 == shakkin == debt
借家 == shakuya == rented house
Left radical is 'person', right is 'past'. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Person who has borrowed in the past'.

STROKE ORDER

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