Nine tenths of the law

I had another set-to with my boss yesterday afternoon. Both of us had been busily engaged in the preparation of tender documents and shortly after I’d completed my task, I strolled off to the casa del excremento to contemplate the infinite and catch up on world news.

When I returned, it was to discover that the aforementioned individual* had ransacked the contents of my MY document and made off with half the appendices to complete HIS sodding document. Now these items aren’t things I can simply reprint – we’re talking about original certificates and certified copies here. I honestly thought I was going to black out from irritation.

It looks like I’m going to have to fast-track the roll-out of Cayennetology if I want to avoid ending up as Tony Yengeni’s cell-mate. Despite all evidence to the contrary, murder is still illegal in SouthAfrica.Damn,IthinkIjustbrokemykeyboard.

* I can’t think of an expletive that adequately conveys my loathing for him right now.

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26 thoughts on “Nine tenths of the law

  1. hey kyk, im sorry bout ur day… though i would suggest calling him from another number and harrassing him at 3 in the morning could help..
    you know heavy breathing type thing,
    On his house phone so he has to answer…
    or u could get the fruit fairies to do something bout it…

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  2. luke: “…crappy day…” – very witty. At least it had some benefit.

    Shortypam: I think it’s going to have to be the fruit fairies. There’s no way I’m losing any sleep over this guy.

    Miss Cellania: The offending keyboard has been replaced. The guy from IT support was about to ask how I managed to crack my spacebar, but decided he didn’t really want to know when he saw my expression.

    barbedwire: *sigh* if only…

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  3. Bee: Don’t worry, I had a plan all worked out to swap my keyboard with his during lunch [cue ‘Mission Impossible’ theme…]

    Mandy: We’re trying to toughen ’em up.

    Katt: I might have agreed if we were using your car. There’s a good reason they don’t use getaway scooters in the movies.

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  4. What?! Absolutely rotten and underhanded; even too much so for ME to admire. Hmm. I can only hope the lack of keyboard cooperation is due to you beating said individual about the head and neck with it. Accidentally, of course.

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  5. You have just reminded me why I always HATED working in an office…there are PEOPLE there who ANNOY me and who I’d like to MAIM in a bad way.

    So maybe I’ll stick with trawling around in my car from company to company – at least I get to leave the gits behind after 2 hours with them.

    ps. do the poo in a bag thing.

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  6. LiVEwiRe: Sadly, no. I tend to type furiously when I’m furious and just thinking about it set me off.

    Geena: This is why I want people to give me all their money. It would go a long way towards restoring my tranquility.

    angel: I tried, but to no avail.

    Within Without: But of course. Meditation of any sort is good for this hole – I mean, the soul.

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  7. Mandy: It will have to wait until I’m done with my Hollywood screenplay.

    Peas: There’s an Atomic Wedgie with his name written all over it. Coming soon. Oh yes.

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  8. It’s POSSESSION. It’s freeking possession. I’ve spent the last day trying to think what nine tenths of the law was. I’ve heard it many times before and even quoted it…but could I recall it when I saw your title. I had to freekin’ Google it. Geez.
    I guess each of your readers has their own little story to tell, huh?

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  9. Terri: I live to serve.

    shirley: I’m training an elite squad of mosquitos to sort him out.

    Brian the Mennonite: You speak like a man possessed. Which side of the law are you?

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  10. Kyk steal them back….
    Pleased to see you can still comment despite the broken keyboard, although I do notice a distinct lack of”f” words….

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