Archive for the ‘Receptionists’ Category

2PM Fa­cil­i­ties Is­sues

HR as­sis­tant: So, Paul*, when are you gonna take a look at my thing? I’m burst­ing at the seams, right?
Paul the safe­ty di­rec­tor: [laugh­ing] I can’t look now — and will nev­er look at your thing.
HR as­sis­tant: But, dang it! I need some space! Look at how my file cab­i­nets are over­flow­ing!!
Paul: HR is­n’t the on­ly de­part­ment that needs fil­ing space!
HR as­sis­tant: [sighs] I just need some­one to look and to care!

4730 South Fort Apache
Las Ve­gas, Neva­da

Over­heard by: Cor­po­rate Para­le­gal

So is He Bruce Spring­steen or Tony Dan­za?

Speak­er­phone: So, we’re fill­ing out nametags for next week’s meet­ing. What’s Randy’s ti­tle?
Re­cep­tion­ist: Well, he’s The Boss.
Speak­er­phone: Okay, but what’s his ti­tle?
Re­cep­tion­ist: “The Boss”. He’s The Boss.
Speak­er­phone: All right, he’s your boss, but what’s his ti­tle?
Re­cep­tion­ist: He’s “The Boss”!
Speak­er­phone: Oh, well then…um, okay that’s great. Thanks for your help.

35555 Garfield Road
Clin­ton Town­ship, Michi­gan

Over­heard by: Stephanie Saf­fold

Oh, Okay. Tweet­ie.

Teen girl, hold­ing a bag with a dead bird in­side: My grand­fa­ther called ear­li­er about get­ting this bird checked for West Nile virus. He found it in his yard.
Of­fice clerk: Ok, I re­mem­ber talk­ing to him this morn­ing. I need to get some in­for­ma­tion from you first. Now, what was his name?

The girl’s eyes get big, and she looks at the bag.

Of­fice clerk: No, not the bird’s name. I need to know your grand­fa­ther’s name.

616 Court Street
Ober­lin, Louisiana

Over­heard by: Vicky

No One In­tel­li­gent Gets Mar­ried

Clerk #1: My nephew is get­ting mar­ried, and his moth­er is not hap­py.
Clerk #2: Why’s that?
Clerk #1: Well she is Mex­i­can, Ital­ian or maybe from In­dia. I don’t know. They just don’t like her. He’s re­al­ly in­tel­li­gent, but they’re wor­ried about him quit­ting col­lege now.

1400 Dou­glas Street
Om­a­ha, Ne­bras­ka

Over­heard by: un­be­liev­able

2PM All Hands Call

Per­son: Hi, I’m here for my 1 o’­clock meet­ing. I know I’m a lit­tle ear­ly…
Re­cep­tion­ist: I’m sor­ry, what?
Per­son: I’m here for my meet­ing at 1; I’m ear­ly. Sor­ry about that.
Re­cep­tion­ist: Um…Yeah, it’s al­most 3…So…
Per­son: Oh sor­ry, right, 3, must be in a dif­fer­ent time zone.

9250 Bev­er­ly Boule­vard
Los An­ge­les, Cal­i­for­nia