Archive for the ‘Financial Folk’ Category

Your Editors Were Shock‑G-ed to See How Long Ago That Was

Business analyst on phone: Hey, what do you need? The name of the user guide? It’s the digital one… No, the digital guide. You know, like Digital Underground, only without Tupac… No, biggie wasn’t in Digital Underground… Humpty Hump was… No, the guy with the gold nose… Okay, it’s “h”… “u”… “m”…

Chantilly, Virginia

Overheard by: CubeRat

1PM Refueling

Power broker #1: Two large cappuccinos.
Cashier: Thank you. That will be $4.50.
Power broker #1: Where’s the cinnamon?
Cashier: I’m sorry, we’re out of cinnamon.
Power broker #1: Then I don’t want it!
Cashier: Excuse me?
Power broker #2: Okay, let’s just bring it back to the office.
Power broker #1: No! Just give me my money back. I can’t drink the foamy milk without the cinnamon.

100 Broadway
New York, New York

Overheard by: Mark