Archive for 2005

5PM Calling It a Day!

Underling: You’ve got mail!
Financial Analyst: I don’t know that person. All right, I’ll take it.
Underling: There was some white powder in there, but I smelled it; it seemed fine.
Financial Analyst: Well, that’s good. Terrorists don’t use anthrax anymore.
Underling: Just family and friends now, huh? Excellent.

27 Terrace Drive
Vernon, Connecticut

3PM Coffee Run

Co-worker #1: I’m getting restless. I feel like I wanna go running or something.
Co-worker #2: It’s awful cold out there.
Co-worker #1: Well, plus, I’m wearing a suit, huh?
Co-worker #2: Ever see that movie Falling Down?

1241 South Wabash Avenue
Chicago, Illinois

11AM Set Up New Accounts

Coworker #1: It’s asking for an account number before it gives you one.
Coworker #2: Uh…
Coworker #1: It says “please enter the number of accounts.”
Coworker #2: Yeah, how many do you want? 1, 2, or 3.
Coworker #1: Oh, I see.

1220 Senlac Drive
Carrollton, Texas

10AM Visit Construction Site

Receptionist: What’s that?
Worker: It’s the Phoenix Project logo.
Receptionist: Why’s there a bird on it?
Manager #1: You have got to be kidding?
Receptionist: What?
Manager #2: Bird, Phoenix? Hello?
Receptionist: I don’t get it.
Clerk: Okay, the bird…it’s a phoenix.
Receptionist: Phoenix is a city.
Clerk: …Phoenix is, also, a mythological bird.
Receptionist: Named after the city?

10 Miles South of Battle Mountain
Battle Mountain, Nevada

3PM Coffee Break

Co-worker #1: So, I think I have decided to give up caffeine. But I can’t decide if I should give up liquid caffeine, or sugar caffeine.
Co-worker #2: You should give up the liquid kind.
Co-worker #1: Does that mean I have to give up my coffee in the mornings?
Co-worker #2: Naw, just cut back on the amount of pop you drink.

6700 Antioch Road
Overland Park, Kansas