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Xero goes to Washington

Posted 5 years ago in Xero news by Craig Walker
Posted by Craig Walker

Just had a whistle-stop tour of Washington DC. After life in California for a month, the East Coast moves at a different pace. Everyone’s in a suit and the business travelers are very efficient – everyone has a black rolling cabin bag, laptop and cell phone (BlackBerry – West Cost has iPhones). San Francisco has fog and sun – DC has thunder and rain. Quite intimidating being surrounded by powerhouse buildings. When you have to walk passed the White House to get to a meeting you know it’s all happening!


September 10, 2011 at 1.27 am

past or passed…

Craig Walker in reply to Daniel Xero
September 10, 2011 at 1.44 am

I always get that mixed up! Yes – I think you’re right – it should be “past” because the verb in the sentence is “walk”. “past” vs “passed” always gets me. Am going to leave it in there as a talking point…

Jon Stacey
September 10, 2011 at 2.28 am

Oh go on then…. Coat or “Coast” – sorry, couldn’t resist the prompting from Daniel.

Craig Walker in reply to Jon Stacey Xero
September 10, 2011 at 2.48 am

Damn you autocorrect! Could have been worse…

Jon Stacey
September 10, 2011 at 2.56 am

Still, could have been worse, you could have had no comments and not known if we read it at all. Have a good weekend!

Mark Moody
September 10, 2011 at 3.16 am

I think it’s neither past nor passed. My understanding is you walk pass a building. Stand to be corrected though. English is a complex beast. 🙂

David Hanson
September 10, 2011 at 9.25 am

Great to see Xero breaking new ground in the U.S. Congratulations.

Gayle Buchanan
September 11, 2011 at 5.38 am

Hey Craig – ditto David – way to go Xero 🙂

Jerry Zhao
September 12, 2011 at 11.41 am

go Xero!

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