Archive for the ‘South Carolina’ Category

She’ll Al­so Say This When She Gets a Pink Slip

Le­gal sec­re­tary: And then the phone calls start­ed to pe­ter out.
Para­le­gal: What? Pe­ter? As in “dick”?
Le­gal sec­re­tary: No! “Pe­ter out” means “to come slow­ly to an end.“
Para­le­gal: Oh. (paus­es) Still sounds a lot like a dick.

Green­wood, South Car­oli­na

Over­heard by: Won­der­ing if every­thing has to be naughty

Ac­tu­al­ly, He’s Leav­ing Re­minders For Him­self on His Voice­mail

Of­fice man­ag­er, on the phone: Which one of Mom­my’s boyfriends beat you bad­ly enough as a child to turn you in­to the bit­ter, emp­ty, hol­low shell of a hu­man be­ing you are to­day?
Su­per­vi­sor, to trainee: See? That’s why we have to an­swer the phone quick­ly in this of­fice: to keep the man­agers from pick­ing up the phone. Ever.

221 Cor­po­rate Gate­way Boule­vard
Co­lum­bia, South Car­oli­na

Over­heard by: Geobal­di

The Fig­ure ‘8’ish ‘S’ Squig­gly Thing

Li­brar­i­an: Jeans, brain and be­hav­ior?
Stu­dent: Uh, genes with a G.
Li­brar­i­an: Like this? Gene’s brain and be­hav­ior?
Stu­dent: There’s no apos­tro­phe.
Li­brar­i­an: I’m not get­ting any re­sults.
Stu­dent: Well, I’m pret­ty sure it’s of­fi­cial­ly spelled with an am­per­sand.
Li­brar­i­an: A what?

Ad­dle­stone Li­brary
Charleston, South Car­oli­na