Perhaps he did not, as reported, down a bottle of his favorite spirit before noon. Perhaps it was only half a bottle. Whatever it was he was doing, it worked for him. And that's what it's all about.
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Today's BlackBerry-wielding, expense-account impresario may think he's invented the concept of retiring at work. But such executricks have been around as long as people have labored at tasks they'd rather not perform. Following are some of the greats in the pantheon of tricksters.