Archive for 2006

Astonished at His Success, the Customer Went on to Broker Peace Between the Israelis and the Palestinians

Counter person: Hi, can I help you?
Customer: Yes, I’d like a dinner for twelve, please.
Counter person: Oh, I’m sorry. For orders that large you have to call catering at least twenty-four hours in advance.
Customer: Er, then how about two dinners for six?
Counter person: Oh, sure, we can do that.

Boston Market, Highway 60 and Limona Road
Brandon, Florida

Overheard by: Stefanie

The Ends Justify the Means

Builder #1: Do we have a hole puncher?
Builder #2: Yeah, it’s over there near Diane’s* fat arse.
Builder #1: You can’t say that! That’s sexual harrassment! Diane, don’t worry, love. You’ve got a great arse.

Construction Site Office
Townsville, Australia

Overheard by: Naomi

This Is Making Me Hungry

Guy #1: Who was Chief then?
Guy #2: According to the record, Dick Eaton.
Guy #3: Wait. Dick Eaton? So if he were filling out a form today, last name first, he’d be…
Guy #1: You’re right! Case closed, that says it all!

26 Federal Plaza
New York, New York

Overheard by: R. Smith