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(E) Bragging rights to Janica Kostelic's victory
By Nenad N. Bach | Published  02/22/2002 | Humor And Wisdom | Unrated
(E) Bragging rights to Janica Kostelic's victory
 
As soon as Janica Kostelic won her first gold medal, I seized my opportunity and took on the bragging rights. In my company in New York City, to bring in champagne is strictly prohibited, while delicious cakes are always welcome. I set up the Croatian camp in my private office by bringing in a large apple strudel for my coworkers. After I heard over the Internet Janica speaking Croatian language with a "kajkavski" dialect, I brought to my office a red tablecloth from Zagorje that was designed with little hearts. For Janica's second medal, I brought in 2 dozen krispy kreme donuts. For Janica's third medal it was a cheesecake and I played upon request a CD from Zagorje. It was requested twice! All along I made myself available to any and all questions pertaining to Janica Kostelic and Croatia. After a coworker asked me if Croatia used to be part of Russia, I brought in a map of Croatia and some books on tourism and photography. For Janica's fourth medal I brought in chocolate mousse. 
 
The whole week I worked hard by coming to the office early, leaving late and working through my lunch hour to complete all business projects. Still, by Friday 5 p.m. our top boss called me to her office. "First, congratulations on Janica Kostelic tremendous accomplishments! Second, from now on we will keep you much busier with several upcoming projects just for you." 
 
Thanks, Janica! 
 
 
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