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missfelicity
Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 2:50:45 AM

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An attorney died and went to heaven. As he approached the Pearly Gates, he noticed an orchestra playing and thousands of angels cheering. St. peter himself rushed over to shake the lawyer's hand.
"This is quite a reception," marveled the new arrival.
"You're very special," St. Peter explained. "We've never had anyone live to be 130 before."
The attorney was puzzled. "But I'm only 65." St.Peter thought for a moment.
"Oh," he said, "We must have added up your billing hours."

Hi, there. Could you tell me what St.Peter means by his last sentence?
Sarrriesfan
Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 3:19:16 AM

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missfelicity wrote:
An attorney died and went to heaven. As he approached the Pearly Gates, he noticed an orchestra playing and thousands of angels cheering. St. peter himself rushed over to shake the lawyer's hand.
"This is quite a reception," marveled the new arrival.
"You're very special," St. Peter explained. "We've never had anyone live to be 130 before."
The attorney was puzzled. "But I'm only 65." St.Peter thought for a moment.
"Oh," he said, "We must have added up your billing hours."

Hi, there. Could you tell me what St.Peter means by his last sentence?



Lawyers charge their clients by the amount of hours that they work on their behalf and in order to be paid present them with a bill for those hours. These hours worked on business for their clients are known as billing hours or billable hours.

The joke is that the lawyer has sent out so many claims to have worked hours on their behalf various clients they can only have done that amount of work if they had lived to be 130.

I lack the imagination for a witty signature.
Jyrkkä Jätkä
Posted: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:05:27 AM

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In practice this lawyer has been billing 48 hours per every day ;-)


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