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    Default at your beck and call

    Where does it come from?

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    Hmmm I should have googled
    My laziness puts me to shame (though I looked up 'beck' this time).
    TY blacknomi,

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    Sure thing.

    BTW, what is "point and grunt" school of management?

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    That word-detective site is a goldmine -- TY for the link!

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Sure thing.

    BTW, what is "point and grunt" school of management?
    That's right up Tdol's alley.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Sure thing.

    BTW, what is "point and grunt" school of management?
    That's right up Tdol's alley.

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    meaning...?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
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    Quote Originally Posted by blacknomi
    Sure thing.

    BTW, what is "point and grunt" school of management?
    That's right up Tdol's alley.

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    meaning...?
    Meaning he should know that one. (Tdol teaches business English in "real life".)

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    I think he means I point at a book, grunt and students sopmehow work out that I want them to open it. Actually he's wrong- I rarely shut up in class.

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    Thanks, I'll buy your story.

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