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Quick advice to people who work in sales:
It's OK not knowing everything about the stuff you sale/promote. It's also OK to admit that to the potential client.
Making things up makes you appear like an a-hole.

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— Bonjour, c'est ici pour l'entretien ?
— Tout à fait. Nom et prénom s'il vous plaît.
— Vous êtes sûr ? C'est que mes parents sont magiciens et...
— Dépêchez vous monsieur, des gens attendent.
— Bon. Je suis Monsieur Я᷍Ҵ͌Ӳ᷍҉͌Ѹ̨Ҙ͌Ҫ͌Ӱ᷍

Sur ces mots, le plafond s'ouvrit en deux.

— Votre prénom s'il vous plaît.
— Euh... Très bien. C'est ╄̒𐒄̒𐒒ͅ

À l'instant où il fut prononcé, une fiente tomba du ciel et s'étala sur le crane chauve du conseiller.

— Je vois que vos parents ont de l'humour.

#MercrediFiction

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Person inventing concrete: "Damn, this is the least abstract stuff I have ever seen."

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Quel est le problème de cet ordi ?

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"I struggle to understand how humans can communicate," the alien said.
"Yet you phrased that perfectly."
"Your words have no intrinsic meaning?"
"Correct. It's all by consensus."
"So if enough people are 'wrong', they become right?"
"For better or worse, that's human history."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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À quel moment les gens arrêtent de penser que Chrome est plus rapide ?

> Firefox, thanks to its multi-threaded style engine, is much faster than Chrome or Safari.
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Style scoping versus shadow DOM: which is fastest?

nolanlawson.com/2022/06/22/sty

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mastodon user: welcome to Mastadon!
pleroma user: I'm not on Mastodon but thanks!
mu: … whot
pu: I'm on Pleroma
mu: what's that
pu: another piece of software like Mastodon that's part of fedi
mu: what's fedi?
pu: short for the fediverse
mu: the fediwhatnow?
pu: uhh … the thing we're talking over
mu: but this is The Mastadon™ Network®
pu: … you're interacting with the fediverse through Mastodon while in I'm interacting with the fediverse though something called Pleroma
mu: you mean there are more options?
pu: yep
mu: and they interoperate?
pu: for the most part, yes
mu: why doesn't anyone make that clearer?
pu: we try to
mu: I mean why are the alternatives not mentioned on Mastodon's homepage? Open software projects usually list some alternative options somewhere on their website in case this one doesn't work well for you
pu: yes but branding and marketshare and money
​:nkothinksmart:​
mu: I thought Mastodon wasn't supposed to be like that
:blobfoxsipglare:
pu: welcome to Mastadon
:akko_shrug:

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@_LICRA_
· 11 mars 2021
Marine Le Pen explique sur @BFMTV qu’elle veut être mieux connue des Français. Il est en effet important de savoir qui elle est et ce qu’elle n’a jamais renié.
La voici avec Franz Schönhuber, ancien Waffen SS. #FaceaBFM #BFMTV

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Avec ses #gestesbarrieres, #LouisBoyard propose un antidote corsé mais bienvenu aux manœuvres toujours plus glauques de la nébuleuse #Macron.
#France #Nupes

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Quand vous dites « Je suis désolé·e»...

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#2639 Periodic Table Changes 

It's nice how the end of the periodic table is flush with the edge these days, so I think we should agree no one should find any new elements after #118 unless they discover a whole row at once.
xkcd.com/2639/

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extremely stupid joke 

Don't want to pay for a train ticket? Fine.

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