Archive for June, 2006

Eudora Downs Sydrome

Agent: Thank you for calling the help desk. Can I have your first and last name, please?
Customer: Is Eudora down?
Agent: Um, Eudora is a program that is isolated on your computer. It is not a system or network of everyone’s email.
Customer: Is Eudora [campus email] down?
Agent: No.
Customer: I’ll call my cable company.

Customer hangs up.

University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin

Overheard by: Brandon

He Thinks People Are Coming On to Him When They Flip Him Off

Co-worker #1 gives co-worker #2 the hand signal for devil horns.
Co-worker #3, returning the signal: Loser.
Co-worker #1: What did you say that for?
Co-worker #3: You called me a loser, so I called you a loser.
Co-worker #1: I did not. I was giving Kelly* the devil horns.
Co-worker #3: Oh, sorry.
Co-worker #1: It’s okay. I guess it’s easy to think that people are calling you a loser because you still live with your parents.

800 Market Street
St. Louis, Missouri

Overheard by: We were supposed to be working