Archive for 2009


Of­fice man­ag­er, or­der­ing mark­ers from sup­ply cat­a­log: What about this one?
Re­cep­tion­ist: Yeah. Any­thing that says “mag­num” must be good.
Of­fice man­ag­er: Yep.
Re­cep­tion­ist: I just need some­thing big and fat.

Cincin­nati, Ohio

Ca­reer Tip: Slow Read­ers Re­sent Du­pli­cate Emails

Cowork­er to of­fice ad­min­is­tra­tor: Why did you send me this e‑mail twice?
Of­fice ad­min: Be­cause they sent it to me twice.
Cowork­er: So why did you send it to me twice?
Of­fice ad­min: Be­cause I thought it would on­ly take you five sec­onds to delete.
Cowork­er: Did­n’t you look at it be­fore you sent it to me?
Of­fice ad­min: Yes… but I did­n’t send you the porno­graph­ic e‑mail that came in be­fore that one!