Archive for 2007

And You’re Positively Glowing with Health!

Employee: I really like the new floor tiles you picked for the office!
Boss: Good thing, too. These old tiles were put in in the 1950s, and I just found out they were made with cobalt.
Employee: Ah.
Boss: Yeah, they’re actually radioactive.
Employee: Huh?
Boss: A Geiger counter would totally pick up on the radiation in here!
Employee: Ummm…
Boss: But it’s not really a problem — it would take decades of exposure to effect you, really.
Employee: I’ve been here 18 years.

Music agency
Vienna
Austria

9999: “Other”

Grunt #1 on phone: They said that I was down there for one of two reasons — to buy drugs or find a prostitute.
Grunt #2, after #1 hangs up: I don’t want to know. As long as it was billable…
Grunt #1: What’s the task code for hiring a prostitute?

180 North Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Overheard by: in tears

And Is That a Giraffe?

Female office worker: I think I like this purse more than my Coach purse. It fits more stuff. I could fit a burrito in here! Actually, I do have a burrito in here.

350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, California