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It is Olive Riley's Birthday - Number 108

UPDATE: Olive's birthday or not, this is too good to miss. For anyone who's ever wanted to kill customer service:

"Shaw storms in the company's office. BAM! She whacks the keyboard of the customer service rep. BAM! Down goes the monitor. BAM! She totals the telephone. People scatter, scream, cops show up and what does she do? POW! A parting shot to the phone!

"'They cuffed me right then,' she says.

"Her take on Comcast: "'What a bunch of sub-moronic imbeciles.'"

And she's an elder too. Don't miss this story at the Washington Post. It will make your day.

[Hat tip to George Jenkins, Jr. of I've Been Mugged.]


[It's not every day a blogger turns 108. If you, dear reader, haven't prepared a celebration on your blog or you don't keep a blog, you can still join in leaving a greeting in the comments section of Olive's blog, Life of Riley.]

[At The Elder Storytelling Place today, Paul Henry aka writes a musical ode to My Son, The Rock Singer.]


Unfortunately, it looks like comments have been turned off on her last post, so I'm hoping that comments will be open again on the next one so I can leave it again. :)

About the hammer lady! I am experiencing fellow feeling here! The hammer idea never occurred to me, but maybe this beats calling and calling and calling and always getting an answering machine!

I just wrote about my experience with 1-800 Flowers. I wish I had known about the Hammer Woman because I would have grabbed mine and followed her example. What has ever happened to real customer concern and support?

Millie told me about your post and I had to come see right away.


Marie from Silver Fox Whispers left that last comment.

About the customer service thing, there's also good in the world


but they're sadly outnumbered.

Rock on, Disgruntled Elder, rock on.

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