i just FIRED my lawn guy

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by bobbygedd, Apr 21, 2005.

  1. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    that's what she said to me, she said, "i saw your truck at mrs. so n so's house. i took down your number. i just FIReD my lawn guy, would u be interested in doing my lawn?" i don't know guys, we all have our opinions, but i don't like the sound of this word "fired", it makes me think, that they think, that the lawnboy is thier employee, i don't dig that crap. watta u think?
  2. lawnman_scott

    lawnman_scott LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,547

    its just an experession. And they all think that no matter what they say or do. I fired my pool guy this week, how else would I put it.
  3. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,433

    Technically you are doing work for them. Technically they hire you. Technically they can fire you.

    But its all in the wording.
  4. bobbygedd

    bobbygedd LawnSite Fanatic
    from NJ
    Messages: 10,178

    respectful people say, "i cancelled my service with them..."
  5. dishboy

    dishboy LawnSite Fanatic
    from zone 6
    Messages: 5,515

    I thought you went fishing in the afternoons?????????????????????????????
  6. AL Inc

    AL Inc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,209

    The wording doesn't bother me, employee, whatever. I've pretty much been self employed since I was 9. I've been called a lot worse. I would be more worried about why she fired the last guy.
  7. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,433

    Thats why I always ask them who the previous company was and the reason for letting them go. Just to make sure I dont do the same thing they did.
  8. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,296

    leave is to gedd to say somthing like that :rolleyes:

    As far as "firing" the lawn guy, whatever, tomatoe tomato, does not bother me.
  9. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    I guess for you sensitive types(BOOBY) she could have said " The young gentleman that was servicing my property wasn't doing things the way that I prefer, so I asked him nicely.... pretty please with sugar on top, stop cutting my grass....if that's okay with you."
  10. lawn gonzo

    lawn gonzo LawnSite Member
    from texas
    Messages: 52

    Bobby, have been reading your posts for a long time, without you this would be a two-dimensional board, you made me LMFAO and appreciate you, even if others think your full of bunk, later Big Guy

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