Originally Posted by JimSmith
Wow, I was unaware of just how little you think of dklein, or how he deserves such a unique position of dishonor on the BWOT. I mean, the others on the list have worked long and hard for years to be distinguished by their thoroughly misguided and meaningless drivel. How could dklein be so effective and displace the likes of Jaybaugh, guage and BruceR at the bottom of the heap in such a short time? Jim
To anwer your question, a personal illustrative anecdote:
At my first job in The City, after lunch a group of we traders were waiting on the ground floor for the elevator to arrive when the comapany Chairman appeared with his important lunch guest, the late Roland 'Tiny' Rowland of Lonrho. He remarks that he heard (Berisford) had some bright young talent on board. Marg (our gov) looks around and replies, yes we do have some clever buggers, some of them can read and some of them can write.
When the elevator reached the second floor, the doors opened and our rapier-like Oxford grad in-house corporate lawyer dived in. Marg points to him and says, "See him, he's a really
clever bugger he is. He can read and