I Consider Teaching

Fun with instant messaging:

CARL: The training company I freelance for needs a new instructor.

DAN: Do I get a free book for teaching?

CARL: Yes.

DAN: Is it hardbound?

CARL: No.

DAN: I will teach no such class.

CARL: The money might be good.

DAN: Good enough to re-bind the book?

CARL: Easily.

DAN: Can I refer to myself as “Dr. Pritchard”?

CARL: You will be completely in charge.

CARL: Call anyone anything you want.

DAN: Can I dim the lights and have “naptime”

CARL: Yes.

DAN: When do I start?

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