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On Her Way to the Top

Bing lives in the 6th floor of her Ras Al-Khaima building. Unfortunately for most condominium occupants, the usual problem is a broken elevator and this is her fair share:

Work day. Tiring. Stressful. A broken lift. A Filipino couple, also on their way up. Conversing. She overheard, “Buti na lang sa 3rd floor lang tayo. Kawawa naman ang nasa 6th floor.”
Even though she doesn’t know the couple, she couldn’t contain herself and interrupted, “Ako yun!”

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Posted by on January 25, 2010 in Dubai Friends

 

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I Give Up

Earlier, when I almost wanted to give up on my accounting problem at work — can’t solve an overcharge to the client, I told the computer in front of me, “Sirit na ako.”

If only life was that easy.

 
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Posted by on January 25, 2010 in Work Anecdotes