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British Telecom admits: ‘We don’t have a phone’

BT went ex-directory months ago‘We disconnected because of nuisance calls from customers.’

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Posted: Sep 17th, 2009
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SAS soldiers sent on ‘inward bound’ training courses to learn ‘dark arts’ of teambuilding

Troops will learn to merge invisibly into the background.Expected to last five days, the sensory deprivation of the modern office will make the course feel many, many times longer.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2009
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Chairman of BT stands trial in new automated courtroom

'calls may be stenographed for training purposes'In an historic day for justice, Britain’s first entirely automated criminal trial took place at the Old Bailey as Sir Michael Rake, chairman of British Telecom, was tried on charges of customer services abuses and corporate inhumanity to man. Standing in the dock of an empty courtroom, Rake was presented with the telephone which would be his only way of communicating with the faceless system deciding his destiny, and warned in advance that his trial may be recorded for training purposes.

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Posted: Jul 25th, 2009
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BT ads to feature shagging

BT has announced that its next ad for broadband will feature that woman and her toy boy ‘having it off’.

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2009
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BT ad couple in furious public row after engineer fails to turn up

The BT ad couple, who won the nation’s hearts as it watched their joint journey into home working technology, are to split, it has been announced. The tragic rift opened after the couple took the same morning off work to wait for a BT engineer to arrive.  The divide deepened after they both popped monentarly into the [...]

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Posted: Apr 29th, 2009
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