Monday, October 31, 2011

that kind of monies on a blouse !!!!!

Ellen October 31, 2011 at 11:47 am
I love it, but can NOT aford it! $340 for a blouse. The manageing partner would never give me a raise if he found out I spend that kind of monies on a blouse !!!!!
Rawr October 31, 2011 at 12:56 pm
Maybe he would, if the blouse made him stare at you even more!
Bunkster October 31, 2011 at 2:10 pm
I too was wondering if she styled like sans bra like the model above whether it would help or hinder her chances.
SF Bay Associate October 31, 2011 at 1:14 pm
Oh Ellen, you always make me smile.

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Friday, October 28, 2011

my Tort’s professor was always stareing at me

Ellen October 28, 2011 at 11:19 am
I agree. We women should NOT just put on to much eye shadow WILLIE NILLIE, as it makes us look like a MANNEKIN.
When I was in law school, my Tort’s professor was always stareing at me, and he told me it was b/c I looked like his first GIRLFREIND in college, who wore the same EYE shadow.
I told him I did not care, and all I wanted to do is learn TORT’s. So then he said he wanted to date me after the class was over, and I said NO.
After he gave me a B for the class, I wondered if it was b/c of my eyeshadow. I thought I should get an A, so FOOEY on him!
Monday October 28, 2011 at 12:05 pm
No Ellen, the B was your ding for NOT dateing your professor. If you had been reading Corporette as a law student, you would have known better. EVERYONE here has dated her proefessor or manageing partner, and that is how we got ahead.
Ru October 28, 2011 at 12:29 pm
WILLIE. NILLIE. Words to live and die by. Thank you, Ellen.
anon October 28, 2011 at 1:32 pm
maybe you should sleep with ALL the partners proactively, it is possible the MANAGEING PARTNER alone doesn’t make the decision…
manoavalleygirl October 29, 2011 at 2:53 am
Okay, that made me laugh out loud.

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It is VERY conservative (turtelneck)

Occasionally Ellen officially signs her posts.

Ellen October 28, 2011 at 2:30 pm
I went to the GAP and they had alot of SWEATERS on sale and I decided to get a WOOL one even tho it was a little itchy.
It is VERY conservative (turtelneck), so I can wear it to work — it is SOOOO cold today that I wish I had gotten 2 of them, but I am wearing it now.
I like it (it was ONLY $40) and the manageing partner even asked me if it was NEW.
I said it was and he said “very nice”. It is good that he NOTICES these things, but I told him to pay attention to his OWN family, not me.
Have a GREAT weekend, corporetes and I will update you next week!
Love, Ellen

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Sunday, October 23, 2011

I should get Alan to fix this websight.

Again, offering Alan's assistance, this time to Kat.

Ellen October 23, 2011 at 8:39 am
I should get Alan to fix this websight. He is a nerd, but knows about pc’s.
Ru October 24, 2011 at 6:27 pm
I’m shore Kat would be GREATFULL for the help.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

This is actuaelly reasonable.

Ellen October 17, 2011 at 9:55 am
This is actuaelly reasonable. I have a nice pair kinda like these, and the manageing partner concur’s that I look good in them.
I do NOT mind him sayeing that b/c he cannot see anything revealeing when I wear these. I prefer that he NOT coment at all, but this is something all of us have to put up with.
Best wishes tomorow to the corporetes in DC. I hope you have a good time. I went to school in DC!

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Friday, October 14, 2011

Please give my best to everyone!

Some of my personal favorites are those in which Ellen seems to be striving to actually exist. Almost every time a meetup is mentioned, she gestures in one way or another to wishing she could attend (even when it's in CA). Thanks, commenters here...

Bonnie October 14, 2011 at 2:33 pm
DC Corporettes!
There is a venue change for next week’s meetup because the original location is unavailable. We will be meeting on Tuesday, October 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Laughing Man Tavern. I reserved space at the downstairs bar. If you have any questions, email me at dccorporette at yahoo dot com Hope to see you there!
Ellen October 14, 2011 at 4:54 pm
I will NOT be abel to make it after all! The manageing partner has me doing a very important EBT on a Workmen’s Compenseation case that day, and that will eventueally go in front of an A.L.J., so I am busy now prepearing for it.
Please give my best to everyone!
Kanye East October 14, 2011 at 6:23 pm
They call ‘em EBT’s in DC? I thought that was a NY thing.
Thanks for teaching me something, Ellen! Love ya!
CFM October 14, 2011 at 6:48 pm
She is in NY she thought she would be in DC that week if the manageing partner let her! I will pour a little cosmo out for you Ellen
Kanye East October 14, 2011 at 7:24 pm
That guy has the worst bad breathe.
Monday October 14, 2011 at 7:49 pm
I am NOT a laweyr like Ellen and so I do NOT know what the EBT or ALJ is. However, I remember Ellen was going to have a CLEINT MEETING in Greenbelt MD, and THAT is why she thought she could attend. She Most recently said that her PARENTTS are paying her rent in NYC.

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Friday, October 7, 2011

"Ellen is having boyfriend problems."

And here the plot thickens even further, because "Vivian" seems to have access to special Ellen information, as if she was an IRL friend. Or did she see a post I missed? Why does she seem to be talking about Ellen's love life as one would for a real person?

PS--Great insights, MelD. 

Bonnie October 7, 2011 at 3:52 pm
Mark your calendars for the first DC Corporette get-together: October 18, at 6:30 on the second floor of DC Chop House. If you want a reminder email or have questions, email me at dccorporette at yahoo dot com
Anon] October 7, 2011 at 4:08 pm
Will ELLEN be THERE? :)
Bonnie October 7, 2011 at 4:09 pm
If ELLEN comes, I’ll pay for her first drink.
Formerly Preggo Angie October 7, 2011 at 4:22 pm
Make sure the drink is GOODE – wouldn’t want her to taste it and say “FOOEY!”
AnonInfinity October 7, 2011 at 4:42 pm
Maybe she’ll bring the manageing partner and HE can buy the REST of her drinks.
Vivian October 7, 2011 at 4:53 pm
Ellen is having boyfriend problems. Evidently, Alan made another play for her and in a moment of weakness, I think she agreed to go back with him. She is very embarrassed, especially since he is still drinking. I think she needs some time to reassess her options.
Ann October 7, 2011 at 5:22 pm
No! We will all have to endure his BAD BREATH.
MelD October 7, 2011 at 6:40 pm
The problem is that Ellen is getting OLD. If she does not get MARRIED NOW, she will spend the REST of her LIFE as a SPINSTER. At this stage, she just needs to ENDURE the drinking and the bad breath.
Anon October 7, 2011 at 7:45 pm
THIS is why I LOVE Corporette and the WEEKEND THREAD!!! :)
Another Sarah October 7, 2011 at 8:06 pm

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I think there's room for genuine disagreement here. The CAPS are suspect, but I can also see an argument for using them given that this isn't the word "breakfast" as we're used to. It doesn't help that, as I have mentioned, I think sometimes "Vivian" is Ellen, and other times NOT.

Vivian October 7, 2011 at 3:05 pm
Does anyone here know what the proper protocol for bringing food is to Jewish people for BREAK-FAST?
I have been invited, and would want to bring a cheesecake, but it would have to be refrigerated, and I do not want to come to early with a cheesecake that needs refrigeration.
meme October 7, 2011 at 4:50 pm
Oh hi Ellen.
another anon October 7, 2011 at 5:21 pm
Do you know how religious they are? And whether they keep kosher or to what extent? If they are very strict about keeping kosher (e.g., separate dishes for meat and dairy), there is not going to be much you can bring that they will eat. What about bringing a small hostess gift instead, like a potted plant or something along those lines?
SAlit-a-gator October 7, 2011 at 5:32 pm
I think Vivian is refering to the Jewish custom of fasting for Yom Kippur (this weekend) and then celebrating with friends and family afterwards (called breaking the fast).
Houda October 8, 2011 at 6:40 am
If they are sephardic or originally from North Africa then they wil be celebrating Mimouna (at the end of pessah).
The tradition in Morocco is that, when muslims go visit their jewish neighbours for mimouna they bring sweets, dates (dried fruit from palm trees), apples, and maybe a little gift for the smallest kids in the family who would be celebrating their first mimouna.
Usually, it’s the jewish family that hosts a lavish meal so no need to bring food, but a nice gift for the smallest children or the hostess is always welcome.
Houda October 8, 2011 at 6:43 am
And I just realized that the discussion was about yom hakkipurim (sorry). for that, I have no advice… never been to one.
Missy October 7, 2011 at 7:17 pm
Bring fruit. It can be served with meat or dairy, it doesn’t have to be purchased in a special kosher incarnation, it doesn’t need to be refrigerated (or can be stored in a cooler for the day), it is good to eat after fasting, and you can slice it up when you arrive. Safest option I know.
1L-1 October 10, 2011 at 10:53 am
Excellent suggestion! (Speaking as an orthodox Jew.)

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