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The Dog Ate It by Martin King A CUTTING-EDGE GUIDE To HIGH-TECH EXCUSES The best of us occasionally gets caught in mid-blunder-our stupidity exposed to the world. For example, we call to explain how a sudden illness will prevent the plumber from hooking up the kitchen on Christmas Eve,. and the client says, "Oh? Mr. Jackson is hooking it up right now, and he looks perfectly healthy to me!" The computer can help with this. As a high-tech device that hardly anyone understands, the computer possesses an authority that few humans can match. This authority opens a range of possibilities to the astute computer owner. In addition to computerized estimates; job-cost,