Archive for the ‘Possible Sexual Harassment’ Category

10AM Running Late

Co-worker #1: What was that white box you were carrying?
Co-worker #2: Donuts. Why, you want one?
Co-worker #1: Yes!
Co-worker #3: Where were you?
Co-worker #1: What? Do you want donuts, too?
Co-worker #3: No, I want you to explain yourself for being late.
Co-worker #4: Yeah, you didn’t say anything when you called me at 7 this morning.
Co-worker #5: Yeah, she didn’t say anything to me last night at 11, either.

All stare at co-worker #5.

Co-worker #2: Just take the donuts and go away.
Co-worker #5: That’s what you said last night at 11, too!

401 Church Street
Nashville, Tennessee

Stop Undressing Me with Your Eyes!

Sexual harassment awareness instructor: Now, class, who can tell me what percentage of sexual harassment is intended?
Class: [Silence.]Sexual harassment awareness instructor: Only 10percent! Ninety percent is unintentional. Now listen, class — most people aren’t doing it intentionally. The majority of people aren’t in that 10 percent group. The majority of people are in that 90 percent group.
Class: [Silence.]

Airdustrial Way
Tumwater, Washington

Overheard by: In the 10% group

Like Its Namesake

Editor: Did he use the word ‘genitalia’ at all?
Older editor: Or ‘goodies’?
20-something female reporter: It’s such a Latin-sounding word.
Older editor: I know, ‘goodies’ really is.
20-something female reporter: Genitalia. It’s such a beautiful word. It just rolls right off the tongue.

Newsroom, Main Street
Cortland, New York

Overheard by: Quietly Working at My Desk