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My sincere apologies

I don't normally post on the blog on Tuesdays, but I have a bit of apologizing to do.  Though we have no idea how or why, sometime prior to our Birthday Bash, the settings for the Art of Eloquence website inexplicably changed requiring all new customers setting up an account (trying to order for the first time) to be "approved" before they could place their order.  The only customers who were able to purchase recently were those who had already set up their customer account (ordered) in the past. We have since approved all new customer accounts and our webmaster has changed the setting back. All of you who had tried to order recently should now be able to go...

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My Take on Harold Camping's Apology

Harold Camping was in the news recently, but this time it wasn't to predict the end of the world.  It was to apologize for doing so.  Here are a few excerpts from his letter and audio apology: From his letter: “Family Radio has no interest in even considering another date,” his letter said. “We have learned the very painful lesson that all of creation is in God’s hands and he will end time in his time, not ours! We humbly recognize that God may not tell his people the date when Christ will return, any more than he tells anyone the date they will die physically.” From his audio apology: "Incidentally, I have been told that I said back in...

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Compliment: FIMM Style

Have you subscribed to Communication FUNdamentals’ RSS Feed?  Don’t miss a post! x Ending Praise Week with a blast.  Foot in Mouth Man has had 150 episodes of communication MISadventures.  In the past several  years that I've been writing for "himm," FIMM has stuck his foot in his mouth many a time resulting in a backhanded compliment.  Here is a FIMM Classic from the early days: Episode 11: FIMM has finally met someone!  Bonnie was carrying some heavy grocery bags when FIMM offered to help her carry them to her car.  Bonnie was so impressed with FIMM's sweet nature that she agreed to go out with him.  They have had three dates already this week! FIMM wrote Bonnie an email to thank her for cooking him...

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