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05/29/99 As the deadline for a major project drew near at our publishing firm, both our facsimile machines were put to the test. Secretaries were sending and receiving messages, making last-minute corrections and additions. One young assistant, holding a handful of new instructions to be distributed to various departments, asked the office manager, "Whatever did we do befoce fax machines?" A man of few words, the manager replied, "We did things _on time_."