Saturday, March 05, 2011

Talk to LaWanda

In my 20s I worked in MHT's Latin America Division, and still remember the consternation of a colleague who, new on the Africa Desk, would ask questions and be told 'talk to Luanda,' surprised at the need to phone Angola for help with the copy machine.
Of course, they meant talk to the secretary, LaWanda! : - ) I chuckle still. You will too: watch the irascible LaWanda Page as Aunt Esther of Sanford and Son...

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