Someday in the not to distant future Bob will come in for work on Monday and wax
nostalgic about his weekend. "I went to visit my old Alma mater this
weekend, man those were good times! I went to the football game and I
still remembered all the old cheers. Biggie Fries! Biggie Fries! Biggie
Fries! Then when when the team scored we all shouted, "Super
Size!"After the game I visited my old fraternity Couch potato-Lambda
"Oh yeah," I asked, "what was your major?"
"I was an engineering student, I was in construction."
"Civil engineering," I asked?
"No," he explained, "I was in hamburger construction with a minor in breakfast design." He asked me, "did I go to college?"
"Sure I did, I went to school on a football scholarship at Navy."
"No," I answered, "Old Navy. I scored the winning touch down against Banana Republic. Then
we went on to play Orange Julius for the mall championship. Those were
the days all right, back when I was still in cargo pants."
Bloomberg-"President Barack Obama plans to announce an initiative today that
links companies including McDonald's Corp. and United Technologies
Corp. with community colleges for programs aimed at boosting the job
skills of American workers.
Gap Inc., Pacific Gas & Electric, and Accenture Plc also are among the first firms enrolling in
the partnership, called "Skills for America's Future," which grew out
of recommendations of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
headed by former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker."
Other companies participating in this absurdity include, Old Navy and Banana Republic. Oh, this is a wonderful idea, really thinking outside the hamburger box.
Bloomberg- Glenn Murphy, chairman and CEO of Gap, operator of more than 3,000
clothing stores that include the Old Navy and Banana Republic chains,
said "the fashion retailer will start a pilot program in seven cities,
designed to offer community college students job- and career- building
skills to help take advantage of potential job opportunities.
"Our in-house training materials will be made available to all community
college students and applicable to many industries," Murphy said in a
statement. He said Gap plans to hire as many as 1,200 students from
community colleges in 2011, about 5 percent of its annual hiring."
McDonald's will make its "virtual classroom" available and will expand it's
literacy program for managers. In the classic Herman Melville novel
"Moby Dick" what was Captain Ahab in search of? Choose the product
most closely related to the correct answer. A. Big Mac B. Napkins C.
Fish Sandwich D. Happy Meal
Hamburgers are to French fries as breakfast burritos are to __________.
White House Communications director Dan Pfeiffer said, "Education is the
economic defense budget for the 21st century" because "it's the only
way that we're going to be able to be competitive with India, China and