Archive for 2007

Her Office Is Decorated in a SpongeBob Theme

Hiring manager: I think I need to go have some fun.
Training manager: If you want to have a good time, you need to come into my office! … If you want to have some fun… [Face turns red and she walks into her office.]

2835 Decker Lake Boulevard
Salt Lake City, Utah

Overheard by: Cubicle spud

They Don’t Look Too Good, Either

60-ish suit in Cubs jacket on cell: I’m on the bus right now. I’m going to the Cubs game. Well, I just left Dad, and I gotta say, it doesn’t look too good. They’re feeding him through a stomach tube and they’ve got him on a drip. You know, he had that quadruple bypass a couple of years ago and he’s got diabetes now… He’s been unconscious most of the time when I visit him, and… Yeah, well, don’t wish me good luck. The Cubbies are the ones who need it!

Clarke Street bus
Chicago, Illinois

Overheard by: priorities schmiorities

The Miscarriage Surfaced Three Days Later, Though

Office grunt: So, I had this one night stand with this girl, and the next day I got a phone message that said, ‘I had a miscarriage in your toilet.’ Then she came back and cleaned my entire apartment and paid my phone bill, and I never heard from her again.

6th and Main Street
Los Angeles, California

Good, Clean Battles to the Death

Male coworker to lady coworkers, about relationship with sister: We never said anything nasty to each other — it was just physical violence.

Hemel Hempstead
United Kingdom

Overheard by: sticks and stones…