Archive for 2006

1PM Lunch

Work­er #1: How’s the weath­er out­side, is it cold?
Work­er #2: Girl, I’ve been work­ing with you in the of­fice all morn­ing.
Work­er #1: Well, at least you get to talk to peo­ple on the phone. I thought some­one might have said some­thing.

14 Penn Plaza
New York, NY

11AM Call Build­ing Management–Urgent

Re­cep­tion­ist: Hey every­one, to­mor­row the build­ing man­age­ment is chang­ing the bath­rooms codes to 6–1‑5.
Co-work­er #1: But…we don’t have a 6.
Co-work­er #2: Yeah, the but­tons on­ly go up to 5.
Co-work­er #1: Is the build­ing man­age­ment try­ing to tell us we’re not al­lowed to pee any more?

2425 West Loop South
Hous­ton, Texas

4PM Pre­pare for Press Con­fer­ence

PR: [Lin­da], it’s me. Could you buzz me when the news crew gets here…[Linda]?
Re­cep­tion­ist on speak­er: Well…uh…[Eric] asked me to buzz him when they got here.
PR: Um, okay?
Re­cep­tion­ist on speak­er: [Er­ic Dixon].
PR: I know who [Er­ic] is.
Re­cep­tion­ist on speak­er: See, yeah, the thing is that [Er­ic], [Er­ic Dixon], uh, just called and asked me to buzz him when the news crew gets here.
PR: Yes.
Re­cep­tion­ist on speak­er: So, what? Do you think…it would be bet­ter if I buzzed you in­stead? Be­cause [Er­ic Dixon] asked me…
PR: Do you think you could just buzz both of us?
Re­cep­tion­ist on speak­er: Oh. Yeah, I guess I could do that.

1875 Con­necti­cut Av­enue NW
Wash­ing­ton, DC

Over­heard by: frau

10AM Book Flights

Cus­tomer: I don’t un­der­stand why I can’t book a flight for the 1st
of Jan­u­ary 2007.
Trav­el Agent: That’s be­cause our sched­ules are on­ly pub­lished 350 days in ad­vance.
Cus­tomer: I know that, so why can’t I book the flight to­day? There’s
360 days in the year, so log­i­cal­ly the seats can be booked to­day.
Trav­el Agent: Be­cause that would be 365 days in the year, sir.

225 Bath Street
Glas­gow, Scot­land