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Mean­while, Rome Burned.

New girl: I’m go­ing down­stairs for a smoke be­fore we start check­ing over. Do you want to come?
Su­per­vi­sor: No thanks, I just think I’ll sit here and fiddle…not with my­self!
New girl: What­ev­er you want to do in your own time.
Su­per­vi­sor: Hur-hur, yeah, I just sit here and fid­dle with my­self to un­wind. (lat­er, re­al­is­ing new girl has left) Fid­dle.

Chiswick Park
Lon­don
Eng­land

Over­heard by: chok­ing on a coke

I Won­dered What James Stock­dale Was Up To These Days

Op­er­a­tor: Thank you for call­ing Bayshore Med­ical In­sur­ance*; how can I as­sist?
Caller: So who are you?
Op­er­a­tor: We’re an in­sur­ance com­pa­ny.
Caller: And what do you do?
Op­er­a­tor: We help you with your in­sur­ance.
Caller: I don’t un­der­stand.
Op­er­a­tor: Well, your boss gives you ben­e­fits for work­ing there, and our job is to help you use your ben­e­fits.
Caller: I don’t have any ben­e­fits! I nev­er signed up for this! Did my boss tell you to call me? Is he try­ing to set me up? Who told you to call me?
Op­er­a­tor: Sir, you called me.

Mar­ket Street
San Fran­cis­co, Cal­i­for­nia

Over­heard by: The Man