Archive for 2007

Twice Shy

Veteran employee: Looks like all the seats are taken for the meeting.
Newbie: Well, there are some by me — looks like I am somewhat of a pariah!
Veteran employee: What? Oh you mean piranha — the word is ‘piranha.’ It’s a fish from, like, Australia. Oh, wait, does that mean you’re gonna bite me?

75 Washington Avenue
New York, New York

Overheard by: Brian Brinegar

The More I Think about It, the More Willing I Become

Worker girl: I have to clean my room when I get home tonight. Clothing is everywhere.
Worker guy: Why? Are you having someone come over?
Worker girl: Not planning on it, but you never know.
Worker guy: Why the hell do you bother picking up clothing? Maybe if it were actually filthy… But if you’re going to let a guy look at your vagina, he should be willing to deal with a shirt on your floor.

McLean, Virginia

Overheard by: Well He’s Right

But in a Way That Keeps Me Coming Back

Stall #1: … And so last week I told him the next time he wants a booty call, don’t call me!
Stall #2: So, like, did he call you again?
Stall #1: Yeah, and I went over there last night. He’s such a jerk!

Office
Rochester, Michigan

Overheard by: pee quiet

Always Playing the Wushu Card

White coworker: We should go on the walking trail after work sometime.
Asian coworker: Yeah, that sounds like fun!
White coworker: I would feel safer with you because no one would attack us because they would think you know kung-fu.
Asian coworker: [Silence.]

Fayetteville, Arkansas