Archive for the ‘Teachers’ Category

Change Sucks.

Trainer: So, we used to be called the self-help department, but now it's the self-services department. Before, we helped customers to help themselves. I guess now we help customers to um, service themselves.

Austin, Texas

I'm Hoping to Put Everything Right With a Deathbed Confession

Professor: What's the big deal? I don't understand what I did wrong here.
Angry grad student: You put information in that grant that is absolutely wrong! You totally misconstrued the results!
Professor: Well…fine, but I said it was “early preliminary data,” so it should be okay.

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland

Overheard by: LabCat

3PM Bake Sale

Teacher #1: What are they raising all this money for?
Teacher #2: For this lady in the cleaning crew. Apparently, her purse was stolen and she lost nine hundred bucks that she was planning to send home to her family in Mexico.
Teacher #1: Where’s my nine hundred bucks? Since I started working here, I lost everything.

444 Pleasantville Road
Briarcliff Manor, New York

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