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Saturday, April 18, 2020
A Little Humor: New Virus Alert
is a dangerous new virus being passed electronically, orally and by hand.
virus is called Worm-Overload-Recreational-Killer (WORK). If you receive WORK
from any of your colleagues, your boss or anyone else via any means DO NOT
TOUCH IT. This virus will wipe out your private life completely.
you should come into contact with WORK, put your jacket on and take two good
friends to the nearest bar.
the antidote known as Work-Isolator-Neutralizer-Extractor (WINE) or
Bothersome-Employer-Eliminator-Rebooter (BEER). Take the antidote repeatedly
until WORK has been completely eliminated from your system.
should pass on this warning to 5 friends. If you do not have 5 friends, you
have already been infected and WORK is controlling your life.
Paul Davis is a writer who covers crime. He has written extensively about organized crime, cyber crime, street crime, white collar crime, crime fiction, crime prevention, espionage and terrorism. His 'On Crime' column appears weekly in the Washington Times and his 'Crime Beat' column appears in Philadelphia Weekly. He is also a regular contributor to Counterterrorism magazine and writes their online "Threatcon" column. His work has also appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and other publications. As a writer, he has attended police academy training, gone out on patrol with police officers, accompanied detectives as they worked cases, accompanied narcotics officers on drug raids, observed criminal court proceedings, visited jails and prisons, and covered street riots, mob wars and murder investigations. He has interviewed police chiefs, FBI, DEA and other federal agents, prosecutors, public officials, Navy SEALs and other military special operators, Israeli commandos, British Scotland Yard detectives, CIA officers, journalists, novelists and true crime authors, and Cosa Nostra organized crime bosses. Paul Davis has been a student of crime since he was an aspiring writer growing up in South Philadelphia. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy when he was 17 in 1970. He served aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War and he later served two years aboard the Navy harbor tugboat U.S.S. Saugus at the U.S. floating nuclear submarine base at Holy Loch, Scotland. He went on to do security work as a Defense Department civilian while working part-time as a freelance writer. He became a full-time writer in 2007. You can read his crime columns, crime fiction, book reviews and news and feature articles on this website. You can read his full bio by clicking on the above photo. And you can contact Paul Davis at email@example.com