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They're on to me

Posted by Robin Abrahams  October 14, 2007 10:40 AM

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I think the herbal tea company is on to me. The tag on my first bag of tea today read, "Keep up." The second one read, "Let your manners speak for you."

They know I've been mocking them.

Well, bring it on, herbal tea company. Monitor my blog in your incense-clouded offices, see if I care. Use your organic-cardamom-enhanced psychic powers to send me special coded messages. I can take it. You think just because I won't pull a sword out of a man's mouth that I'm a wimp? You've got a lot to learn about me, herbal tea company. I am the scourge of vapid new-age writing. And I do not fear you.

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