Archive for the ‘Education’ Category

I See Your Attempt at Humor, and I Refuse to Acknowledge It

Deskie #1: What’s that smell? Sulfur? Rotten eggs?
Deskie #2: I have it figured out: It’s Halloween, and all these girls are walking around with nothing covering areas which haven’t been exposed in public since last Halloween.
Deskie #1: I don’t get why that is relevant.

Front desk, Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Overheard by: Not A Deskie

I’m Hoping to Put Everything Right With a Deathbed Confession

Professor: What’s the big deal? I don’t understand what I did wrong here.
Angry grad student: You put information in that grant that is absolutely wrong! You totally misconstrued the results!
Professor: Well…fine, but I said it was “early preliminary data,” so it should be okay.

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Overheard by: LabCat

12PM Lunch

Female manager: Where did you eat?
Male manager: My guilty secret…McDonald’s!
Female manager: Oh. Don’t take this the wrong way, but…I actually don’t know anybody who’s eaten at a McDonald’s.

1 Liberty Plaza
New York, New York

Another Reason Not to Take Advice from People with Footwear Issues

Guy with loafers but no socks on cell: Hi son, it’s me. Am I going to see you at the club tonight, or are you staying home? Oh, okay. So did you switch your class schedule? So now you’re taking gym instead of business law? Terrific! That’s great. Okay, see you soon. Bye.

New Haven, Connecticut

Overheard by: who calls their son