O'Reilly logo

The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work by Scott Berkun

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 14

There Can Be Only One

One of our first running jokes as a team was about ouzo. No one remembers how or why, but one night out with Stefanos, Nikolay, and Matt, we wanted to do a round of drinks to celebrate and asked our waitress about Athens's local alcohols. Ouzo was mentioned, and I said I hated it. Immediately everyone clambered for us to do a round of ouzo shots, which we did, several times, yelling, “Ouzo!” It was ironic and stupid, but we all laughed. I'm sure I ordered rounds myself, as the joke got better as the trip went on. But later, even we got sick of not only drinking ouzo but talking about it. We made a rule: any mention of ouzo meant the person who said it had to stop whatever he was doing and have a shot. By Team ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required