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Which Law Firm Boasts The Best Perk?

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Our 2015 March Madness competition will tip off in a couple weeks and we'll pit law firms against each other to decide which firm has the best perk. But that only works if you give us the intel.

A Cab Will Just Go And Go And Chicago

(Hotel | Dallas, TX, USA) Hotel | Dallas, TX, USA Categories: Tags: Hotel Hotel | Dallas, TX, USAGuest: “Can you call me a cab to take me to O’Hare?” Front Desk: “Sure, but you might want to consider flying there since you’re in Dallas.” Guest: “Oh, yeah. I forgot.” (Read more...)

Entreating You For The Treats

(Vet | MI, USA) Vet | MI, USA Categories: Tags: Vet Vet | MI, USA(I lock up and clean the vet clinic where I work. It’s a Saturday evening after a long, busy day. I’m in the middle of mopping the main lobby when I hear a knock at the glass door.) Me: “I’m sorry, sir. We’re closed until Monday morning.” Man: “Miss, please, you have […] (Read more...)

In Desperate Need Of Some Context

(Video Rental | Portland, OR, USA) Video Rental | Portland, OR, USA Categories: Tags: Video Rental Video Rental | Portland, OR, USA(I’m stocking and straightening movies on the bottom shelf of a display, so I am crouched down. A man and woman walk past me holding hands, obviously not noticing me.) Woman: “No! You can not have sex with your sister!” (Read more...)

Passes It No Sweat

(Retail | Okotoks, AB, Canada) Retail | Okotoks, AB, Canada Categories: Tags: Retail Retail | Okotoks, AB, Canada(A customer brings over a pair of wool socks and a large pack of toe warmers to my till. He is in his early twenties, but...Show More Summary

How To Spot A Smoking Gun

(Retail | Shrewsbury, PA, USA) Retail | Shrewsbury, PA, USA Categories: Tags: Retail Retail | Shrewsbury, PA, USA(I manage a tobacco store and the law says we cannot sell any tobacco products to anyone under 18 and MUST card if customer looks under 30. Show More Summary

Coke Experiments With New Universal Branding

As global sales dwindle, Coca-Cola may soon release every type of Coke under its iconic red branding. Coca-Cola Spain is launching a new look that unites Coca-Cola, Coke Zero, Diet Coke, and Coke Zero Zero (caffeine-free Coke Zero) under one unifying design based upon Coca-Cola's iconic red packaging. Show More Summary

The Oregon Fail, Part 3

(Train Station | Germany) Train Station | Germany Categories: Tags: Train Station Train Station | Germany(I am in Germany on a school trip. I have never been before, nor do I speak German. I am currently with two of my friends talking...Show More Summary

Vexed, Lies & Videotape

(Cafe | Tallahassee, FL, USA) Cafe | Tallahassee, FL, USA Categories: Tags: Cafe Cafe | Tallahassee, FL, USA(I am sitting down with my friends at a cafe when some rather loud customers come in. I think they’ve been partying or something,...Show More Summary

ABC's 'American Crime' debuts to solid ratings

ABC's ambitious new drama "American Crime" got off to a decent start in the ratings Thursday night.

Give It More Than Half A Thought

(Retail | Aberystwyth, Wales, UK) Retail | Aberystwyth, Wales, UK Categories: Tags: Retail Retail | Aberystwyth, Wales, UK(I work in a small corner shop in my university town. I was serving behind the till when a man came up with bin bags, that I wasn’t aware were on a special offer until I scanned them through the till. Show More Summary

Be a Cool Boss: 5 Simple Ways to Appreciate Your Employees

Today is Employee Appreciation Day, and your law firm probably has at least few non-lawyer employees. Paralegals, legal assistants, and legal secretaries do a lot of the hard work at a law firm, and today is a great day to appreciate them for what they do. But heck, why limit......

Contact Lens Recall Plaintiff Didn't Prove Product Liability: Court

In December 2006, Steven Kallal started using CIBA-brand contact lenses that he received as a sample from his eye doctor. He bought some more and kept using them until May 2007, even though he experienced sharp pain in his eyes. Unbeknownst to Kallal, CIBA found a flaw in the contact......

Job Market Improves: Time to Explore New Practice Areas?

According to James Leipold of the National Association for Law Placement (NALP), job prospects for new lawyers are improving. With law school enrollment rates falling 19 percent from the Class of 2013 to the Class of 2017, new law graduates will likely face less competition for jobs. Where are these......

Some in Congress Try to Roll Back Net Neutrality

Last Friday, the FCC voted along party lines to approve Title II regulation for Internet Service Providers. This means -- absent lawsuits from Verizon and Comcast -- that the FCC would be able to enforce net neutrality regulations preventing ISPs from selectively throttling whatever traffic it wants and extorting content......

7 Ways to Show Workers You Care on Employee Appreciation Day

The first Friday in March is National Employee Appreciation Day, and in honor of the occasion, we've assembled a list of things that your company's employees might appreciate. Basically, don't violate state and federal labor laws. Your employees would really appreciate that.......

ABC's 'Secrets and Lies' Grows to a 2.1 in Adults18-49 in Live + 3 Ratings

The 2-hour series debut of ABC’s Secrets and Lies grew to a 2.1 rating among Adults 18-49 (from a 1.5 in L+SD) in the L+3 numbers, adding +0.6 rating points

NBC's 'The Blacklist' Doubles Its Lead-In & 'The Slap' Grows Week-to-Week in Adults 18-49

“The Blacklist” (1.7/5 in 18-49, 8.0 million viewers overall from 9-10:01 p.m. ET) built on last night’s lead-in by +113% in 18-49 and +107% in total viewers.

ABC is Number 1 (Tie) in Adults 18-49 for the Sixth Straight Week as 'American Crime' Premiere Wins Its Timeslot

With Grey’s, Scandal and the series debut of American Crime, ABC ranked #1 for its 6th consecutive Thursday in Adults 18-49 (2.5/8), tying CBS (2.5/8) and beating 3rd-place Fox by 56%

CBS's 'The Odd Couple' Grows in its Third Week as the Network Wins Night in Adults 18-49 (Tie), Adults 25-54 & Viewers

At 8PM, THE BIG BANG THEORY was first in viewers (17.88m, up +7% from 16.67m), A18-49 (4.7, up +4% from 4.5) and A25-54 (6.4, up +3% from 6.2). THE BIG BANG THEORY was the night’s top program in all these measures

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