Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Nah, Probably Just My Wife

Coworker #1: I can't believe you would give someone a nickname like that!
Coworker #2: I thought you knew what a “pole smoker” was.
Coworker #1: No, I didn't. And my mom didn't think it was funny when my wife explained it to the family at Easter, either!
Coworker #2: So does that mean you're going to change your screen name?

Evansville, Indiana

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

Yours Is the “Lollipop Guild” Song, for No Reason Whatsoever

Cube rat #1: Oh, I love that ringtone! That's from Wizard of Oz, isn't it?
Cube rat #2: Yeah, Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead is my favorite song in that whole movie.
Cube rat #1: Who called?
Cube rat #2: My mother-in-law.
Cube rat #1, lauhging: Got any others?
Cube rat #2: Yeah, I've got If I Only Had a Brain on there, too.
Cube rat #1: Who's that one for?
Cube rat #2: My boss.

Bossier City, Louisiana