Archive for 2008

The Flash Bub­ble Game Is My Gate­way to High Achieve­ment

Rep #1: Where is the Ford script?
Copy­writer, play­ing flash bub­ble game: I am work­ing on it right now.
[one minute later]Rep #2: Where is the taxi script?
Copy­writer, play­ing flash bub­ble game: I am work­ing on it right now.
[less than a minute later]Rep #3: Where is the restau­rant chain script?
Copy­writer, play­ing flash bub­ble game: I am work­ing on it right now.
Rep #3: At least turn the vol­ume down dude…

Robert­son Street
For­ti­tude Val­ley
Aus­tralia

H.P. Love­craft’s Cafe­te­ria of the Mor­bid­ly Obese Changed It ‑Quick­ly

Lit­tle girl: We’re go­ing to the three floor.
Mom: The third floor.
Lit­tle girl: Third floor. Mom­my, what’s on the third floor?
Mom: The cafe­te­ria. I’m gonna see if they can get you a sal­ad in­stead of the crap you eat.
[doors open, they get off and start walk­ing away.]Little girl: I eat choco­late two times every day, and there’s noth­ing you can do to change that.

Av­enue of the Amer­i­c­as
New York City, New York

Over­heard by: Dun­can

She Wins the Of­fice Gra­cie Allen Award Every Year

Very se­ri­ous ditzy re­cep­tion­ist: On project run­way last night, I picked the win­ner and los­er of the chal­lenge and the or­der every­one was go­ing to be called out be­fore Hei­di even called them.
Re­cep­tion­ist friend: You rock.
Very se­ri­ous ditzy re­cep­tion­ist: I know. [paus­es] But that does­n’t mean I’m made of stone.

Colum­bus, Ohio

The Ten­drils That Es­cape My Biki­ni Are Just Ad­ver­tis­ing

Fe­male em­ploy­ee #1: I thought the least I could do to get ready for my cruise is get­ting a pedi­cure.
Fe­male em­ploy­ee #2: Are you go­ing to a biki­ni wax too?
Fe­male em­ploy­ee #1: No, get­ting a pedi­cure is al­ready al­most too girly for me.
Fe­male em­ploy­ee #2: C’­mon An­drea*, once you have it done, you will be amazed at how neat and pret­ty it can be down there.
Fe­male em­ploy­ee #1: No way! I like to be “all nat­ur­al,” in­clud­ing down there if you know what I mean.

Hous­ton, Texas

Over­heard by: Em-bare-ssed