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Marketplace
Final Note

Will work for Tesla

Kai Ryssdal May 20, 2016
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A salesman helps a customer pre-order the as-yet-unseen Tesla Model 3 in the Tesla store in Santa Monica, California, on March 31. 
ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

This final note today, which comes with the following caveat.

A couple of years ago, also on a Friday, as it happens, I made a joke about how that day was gonna be my last day hosting this program because I’d discovered a company in Florida that had Beer Cart Friday every week.

The boss came by with a beer cart and gave out free beer.

What’s not to like, right?

Well, let’s just say not everyone realized I was kidding, and I got something of a talking to.

So to repeat, this is not that.

But if it were, this is how it would go: I’d announce this was my last day at Marketplace because there’s a company in North Carolina that’s gonna give its employees brand new Tesla Model 3s.

It’s called Practichem. It makes scientific instruments, and the CEO said the Tesla thing is good cost-effective recruiting.

Sign me up.

 

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