Saturday Night Live mocks Oracle's sales force

Are Oracle's salespeople really that humorless?

Saturday Night Live seems to think so. In a spoof over the weekend, comedian Will Ferrell returned to SNL where he hosted a skit mocking the database company's sales conventions.

Ferrell acted as a second-rate entertainer apparently hired to entertain the Oracle conventioneers. In the skit, he flopped: the sales audience was uninterested and, well, pretty lame to boot.

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