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WOW: Deloitte to Open Baghdad Office

Okay, file this under WTF, zOMG and STFU. Deloitte, the top-shelf global professional services firm, is taking a big step and opening an office in Baghdad. Yes, that one – the one in Iraq.

The office will open in Q1 2011. According to Iraqi Directory, the firm is also “working on an add-on acquisition to grow its Middle Eastern presence.” That is pretty wild. I used to complain about gigs in Tennessee and Nebraska. I don’t think I could wrap my head around this one.

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Sheep

dsc029091I never fully realized how many sheep there are in Scotland. It’s nuts! Reminds me of a joke from my former profession:A man’s driving along a country road outside Edinburgh. In the distance, he ssees a shepherd, so he slows down and stops. Exiting the sports car, an obvious trapping of luxury, he approaches the Scot and says, “if I can tell you how many sheep you have, will you give me one?”

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