Archive for the ‘Bosses and Underlings’ Category

Only If It’s Casual Friday

Co-worker #1: Hey, do we need to dress up when the Japs show up next week?
Boss: Don’t ever refer to them as Japs! That’s racist and very offensive. Please refer to them as Japanese instead.
Co-worker #2: Hey, while we’re being all culturally sensitive and shit, can I show up to work dressed as a ninja to welcome them to America?

115 Perimeter Center Place, NE
Atlanta, Georgia

But As a Paralegal? No.

Lawyer: Ben*, if I e-mail you something, can you figure out how to print it on legal-size paper?
Paralegal: Ummm, sure. [Later brings back printed text.]Lawyer: Oh, great! You know, you have a future as a printer!

575 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York

Time to Stop Having Dinner at Mel Gibson’s House

Jewish manager: I got your e-mail about XYZ Spring Company* not being able to make that spring.
Office girl: Yeah, those dirty– Ugh!
Jewish manager: It’s okay, it’s okay!
Office girl: They just keep quoting stuff, and when I give them an order they decide they can’t do it because they are little pieces–! Ugh! Never mind!
Jewish manager: Are you okay?
Office girl: Yeah… I’m just trying to be Christian today.
Jewish manager: … Good for you. [Walks away.]Office girl, from a distance: I need to say more things in my head. I think I’m fired now.

8220 England Street
Charlotte, North Carolina