Archive for 2006

4PM Offering Feedback

Coworker #1: Yeah, so this is what I wrote back to her. [Hands coworker #2 a piece of paper] Coworker #2: That looks fine, and you made a good argument.
Coworker #1: Yeah, and I wasn’t mean.
Coworker #2: No, not at all.
Coworker #1: Though I did sign it “Stop being a fucking moron – Sarah*.”
Coworker #2: Good call.

3350 Riverwood Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia

Overheard by: n-ro

10AM Saying Hello

Boss: Hello Shannon*, how are you today?
Secretary: Just fine.
Boss: You keepin’ outta trouble?
Secretary: Yes.
Boss: Oh… then you haven’t heard…?
Secretary: What?!
Boss: Nothin’! I’m just messin’ with ya!

1501 Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, Illinois

Overheard by: Pirate Wench

11AM Ladies Room

Librarian #1: Is that you, Chelsea*?
Librarian #2: Yes.
Librarian #1: Oh good. I thought I waved to the wrong person.
Librarian #2: Oh, I didn’t see you wave.
Librarian #1, exasperated: Well I did it under the stall.
Librarian #2: I was looking at the wall.
Librarian #1, still exasperated: Well, let me do it again then.

401 Merritt 7
Norwalk, Connecticut

Overheard by: Proof Positive

3PM Call Center

CSR: So then he goes, “This is Motorola, right? Because with that voice of yours, for a second there, I thought I called the wrong number” oh, but it didn’t stop there…he keeps on with “you know, like, a 900 number, right?” I mean, eww…I did not need to know that.

1301 East Algonquin
Schaumburg, Illinois

12PM Lunch

Coworker #1: If she had been paying attention, she would have caught that.
Coworker #2: Does she know to look for it?
Coworker #1: No, she doesn’t know enough to look for it. I’m not ready to show her that, yet.

150 Batson Drive
Manchester, Connecticut