Archive for 2009

Neither Did Ronald Reagan.

Coworker: Name three adjectives that you think best describe you.
Intern prospect: Adjectives…is that like “beautiful”?
Coworker: Uh, yeah…
Intern prospect: Okay: I'm patient, organized and I'm a good communicator…but I don't know how to say that.

Indianapolis, Indiana

Overheard by: seriously

Meet the Inventors Of Copy Lube

Copy editor #1: Looks like it's grown to eight inches.
Copy editor #2: Eight inches? Eight inches is just too long.
Copy editor #1: I know, we'll have to cut something from it.
Copy editor #2, sighing: I'd hate to do it, but I just want it to fit in there.

Boulder Avenue
Tulsa, Oklahoma

Overheard by: Wincing