Archive for the ‘Bosses and Underlings’ Category

Native Americans: Jeez, Even the Bigots Ignore Us!

CEO to new sales rep: Use your judgment when it comes to payment schedules. If they sound like good people — you know, like normal Americans on the phone — we’ll bill them. But Ay-rabs and Orientals pay COD. You have to watch those bastards, ’cause they’ll all fuck you.

1190 North Del Rio Place
Ontario, California

Overheard by: Really glad I gave notice yesterday

Why Simon Says is Only Fun in Kindergarten

Supervisor: Go to your computer and pull up the client file you showed me earlier, the one that was wrong. I need to show it to the IT people.
Worker: I can’t because I deleted it.
Supervisor: Why did you delete it?
Worker: Because you told me to.
Supervisor: Don’t do what I tell you! Do what I say.

Franklin Square
Springfield, Illinois

12PM Order 10 More “Gigabytes” (?)

Boss: Do you know where the gigabytes are? I need some more for my computer.
Employee #1: What are you talking about?
Boss: Are they in the closet?

He goes looking in the closet for about five minutes.

Boss: Seriously, do you know where more gigabytes are?
Employee #2: Maybe they’re in your pants.

N59W14909 Bobolink Avenue
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Overheard by: LeeAnn Michaud