Archive for the ‘Bosses’ Category

From My Big Book of Rainy Day Activities

Middle-aged project manager: Remember markers?!
Middle-aged web guy: I loved sniffing markers!
Middle-aged project manager: Airplane glue! We had to take my neighbor to the hospital because she got the lid stuck inside her nose from sniffing too hard.
Middle-aged web guy: Haha! I bet that was hard to explain to her parents!
Middle-aged project manager, dreamily: I just sniff paint…

Baltimore, Maryland

Overheard by: Unsurprised Temp

1PM Lunch

Manager #1: If I worked at this office every day, I’d never get anything done. You guys spend all your time walking around and socializing.
Manager #2: Now that’s not true. I also spend a good amount of time in the bathroom.

1700 Market Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dear World, I’m Killing Myself at This Time to Inconvenience Cousin Bob

Co-Worker: My cousin died in a car accident yesterday.
Boss: Oh, I’m sorry.
Co-Worker: Yeah. The funeral is Saturday in St. Louis.
Boss: Will you be going?
Co-Worker: Oh no! That’s not enough time for me to get everything around and make it down there! I mean, maybe if they had given me a week’s notice…

Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio

But He Is My Son

Office manager: He kinda looks like a Ninja Turtle.
Receptionist: What?
Office manager: A Ninja Turtle. Don’t you see it?
Receptionist: Ummm…
Office manager: You know, a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.
Receptionist: Oh, that kind of Ninja Turtle… I don’t see it.

2661 Riva Road
Annapolis, Maryland

Overheard by: aoK