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Is subcontracting comparable to "bottom-feeding"?
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Chris S  Identity Verified
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Lol Jun 14, 2017

Samuel Murray wrote:

Chris S wrote:
Maija Cirule wrote:
that the brightest minds of Albion reside in the city of Worcester is not quite correct?

Sorry, you've lost me there...


Maija is one of those people who write the first part of her first sentence in the "title" field, and then the rest of the first sentence in the body of the post. Hence the posts that look like they've had something chopped off at the start. You have to look at the bigger picture, Chris. Widen your horizons. Look outside the box.


I tried some blue-sky thinking but what's Worcester got to do with anything? Is this some kind of Shakespearian put-down?!


 

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Worcester ... Jun 14, 2017

... sauce, perhaps?

I might add that I make this suggestion with great relish.


 

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!!!! Jun 14, 2017

Mervyn Henderson wrote:

Worcester ... sauce, perhaps?

I might add that I make this suggestion with great relish.

ProZ.com, where's the "Like" button? I need it NOW!


 

Chris S  Identity Verified
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Lol Jun 14, 2017

Mervyn Henderson wrote:

... sauce, perhaps?

I might add that I make this suggestion with great relish.


You're a saucy burger you are


 

Mervyn Henderson  Identity Verified
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Don't start ... Jun 14, 2017

... on the flipping burgers. You know what it leads to.

 

Chris S  Identity Verified
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:-) Jun 14, 2017

Too true.

But I imagine retraining as a plumber would help with Worcester boilers?


 

Mervyn Henderson  Identity Verified
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Er ... Jun 15, 2017

... not sure about that last one, right over my head. Unless it's a little naughty.

Talking of boiler companies, which we weren't, there is one in the UK which is "responsible for the manufacture of the highly acclaimed Worcester boiler range".

And, just to get vaguely back on topic, they don't specifically mention any subcontracting, as far as I can see. But they do manufacture the iconic "Bottom Outlet Bunded Oil Storage Tank", so it seems they are happy with bottom-
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... not sure about that last one, right over my head. Unless it's a little naughty.

Talking of boiler companies, which we weren't, there is one in the UK which is "responsible for the manufacture of the highly acclaimed Worcester boiler range".

And, just to get vaguely back on topic, they don't specifically mention any subcontracting, as far as I can see. But they do manufacture the iconic "Bottom Outlet Bunded Oil Storage Tank", so it seems they are happy with bottom-feeding.

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