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Is It “Defama­tion” If It’s True? Dis­cuss.

Clued-out se­nior man­ag­er on phone with lawyer: I just want a trans­la­tion of the doc­u­ment. It’s writ­ten all in French. I’m from On­tario, we don’t speak the lan­guage here. (pause) Well, I just want the gist of the doc­u­ment. I think he’s su­ing us for defama­tion of char­ac­ter. (pause) The guy’s a jerk.

Toron­to
Cana­dia

Over­heard by: Cue

I Meant the Toast­er with the Smi­ley Face on It

En­gi­neer #1: I’m go­ing to head back to where I’ve been work­ing. No­body knows where it is. I call it my hap­py place.
En­gi­neer #2: Take a muf­fin!
En­gi­neer #1: Nice! I just want half, though.
En­gi­neer #2: Don’t take half! Take the whole thing. [To En­gi­neer #3] Stick the rest of that muf­fin in your hap­py place.
En­gi­neer #3: That’s dis­gust­ing.

The Loop
Chica­go, Illi­nois

Over­heard by: Nic