193. It’s Just a Little White Lie

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Irene was angry at her boyfriend Rory. She trying to make a business deal. Rory was a business man. But she needed Rory’s help she was a woman and business men, she , routinely lied to women.
“All you have to is tell Mr. Lo that you are the manager for my company. What’s the big deal? ’s not like you’re in court raising your right and swearing to God. You’re just telling a manager that you also are a sales manager. way he has respect for you. He doesn’t to deal with someone who is ‘lower’ than . You must be his equal. Then he will respect for you, and he will tell you truth. I need to know if he can 10 tons of copper to Long Beach every . He told me he could ship only five. think he is lying to me, because I’m woman. But he won’t lie to a man.”
! You think men don’t lie to other men? course they do. But that’s beside the point. am not going to misrepresent myself in what be a huge business transaction—that’s fraud.”
“It’s not ; it’s a little white lie. Don’t be such chicken!”
“I’m not a chicken, for crying out . I just don’t want to go to jail. don’t know the laws, and neither do I. I know is that I’ll be misrepresenting myself; can call it a little white lie, but lawyers who prosecute me will call it fraud. we can think of another title for me isn’t a lie.”
“You want another title instead sales manager? You want a title that isn’t lie? I have a title for you—when you him up, introduce yourself as my company’s Chief Chicken!”