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Sur­vey Says: Silent!

Mid­dle-aged sales­per­son: It’s “sal-mon.” It’s spelled s‑a-l-m-o‑n.
Young sales­per­son: I’m pret­ty sure the “l” is silent.
Mid­dle-aged sales­per­son: No, no, no! You need to go back to school like I did to learn how to prop­er­ly pro­nun­ci­ate things! It’s sal-mon. With an “l”!

Hal­tom City, Texas

Over­heard by: Jdub

…Though, to Be Fair, I Loved “Get the Par­ty Start­ed”

30-some­thing fe­male em­ploy­ee #1: Do you have a pink cow­boy hat?
30-some­thing fe­male em­ploy­ee #2: Uh… Let me think. (pause) No, sor­ry.
30-some­thing fe­male em­ploy­ee #1: Oh, well. It seemed like some­thing you would have.
30-some­thing fe­male em­ploy­ee #2: No, but you know who does have them? GT. And they’re like 10 bucks there!
30-some­thing fe­male em­ploy­ee #1: Yeah! Gi­ant Tiger, awe­some!
30-some­thing fe­male em­ploy­ee #2: See, this is why I took Fri­day off, cause you’re go­ing to come in all pinki­fied…

Ot­tawa
On­tario
Cana­dia

Over­heard by: Lan­nie