Archive for 2008

Right Up There with the “Do You Need to Re­frig­er­ate Ketchup?” De­ba­cle Of 1997

Vis­it­ing client, wait­ing for el­e­va­tor: You’re right. Putting sham­poo and con­di­tion­er in the same bot­tle *is* more eco­nom­i­cal.
(jit­tery laugh­ter)
Man­ag­er: It just makes sense, you know? Why have two when you can have just one?
Cowork­er, af­ter client and man­ag­er get in el­e­va­tor: That was the worst ex­am­ple of small talk I have ever heard.

Chica­go, Illi­nois

But My Friends Call Me S.O.B.

Old bald lawyer to younger lawyer: I’m wait­ing for John Smith*, this son of a bitch who…
Third lawyer, strolling up, ex­tend­ing hand: Hi! Pleased to meet you! I’m that son of a bitch!

Brook­lyn, New York

Over­heard by: Big Lar­ry