Archive for March, 2010

…Hairy Ques­tion

Health in­spec­tor to com­mis­sion­er: So you might be get­ting a call from this la­dy about mak­ing burg­ers out of beaver meat.
Sec­re­tary to health in­spec­tor: Have you ever eat­en beaver?
Com­mis­sion­er, as she walks away: You peo­ple can dis­cuss this…

De­part­ment of Health
Burling­ton, Ver­mont

Over­heard by: Al­fie

Nev­er List ESP As One Of Your Skills on Your Re­sume

Boss: We want to have the ti­tle field on the busi­ness card, so in­clude on the or­der­ing page a drop-down list so the em­ploy­ee can se­lect a ti­tle, and cor­po­rate stan­dards are con­sis­tent.
IT con­sul­tant: No prob­lem, do you have a list of ti­tles?
Boss: No.
IT con­sul­tant: So what would you like to have in the drop-down list?
Boss: A list of ti­tles.