"The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones.”Adolph Leo Oppenheim is cited as having read, and translated, more cuneiform than any other person of the modern era, he died in 1974. He is known as one of the most distinguished Assyriologists of his generation. Mr. Oppenheim was presented with an ancient Babylonian clay tablet, dating to 1750 B.C., acquired by the British Museum in 1953, and mysteriously opaque to translation.
When you came, you said: “I will provide fine quality copper ingots.” You left then but you did not do what you promised me. You put ingots which were not good before my messenger and said: “If you want to take them, take them; if you do not want to take them, go away!”
What do you take me for, that you treat somebody like me with such contempt? I have sent as messengers gentlemen like ourselves to collect the bag with my money, deposited with you, but you have treated me with contempt by sending them back to me empty-handed several times, and that through enemy territory.”
All I wanted to do was set up a new account with @TWCable_NYC but 36hrs later I’ve lost the will to live.”
“Ordered from @hawkeandco and had my order cancelled and they wouldn’t honor the discount on other products. Big fat “do not recommend!”
“@cconti We’re sure your 320 followers will understand.”