Archive for 2011

Stalk You Lat­er!

Fe­male cowork­er: See you Fri­day!
Leav­ing em­ploy­ee: I’m off Fri­day!
Cowork­er: See you Sat­ur­day!
Leav­ing em­ploy­ee: I’m off Sat­ur­day!
Cowork­er: See you next week! (mut­ters un­der breath) I guess that’s the on­ly oth­er op­tion.

Tam­pa, Flori­da

Over­heard by: ISP­gyp­sy

To Be Fair, What Would­n’t an IT Guy Tap?

IT guy: And you can help with set­ting up the sites, too.
Su­per-cute ad­min as­sis­tant: Okay.
Of­fice man­ag­er, walk­ing in: What’s go­ing on?
IT guy: I was just telling her that she could help me out this year if she want­ed to.
Of­fice man­ag­er: Oh yeah, she’s an un­tapped re­source.
IT guy, af­ter pause: I’d tap that.

Cas­tle Rock, Col­orado

Next: Toi­let Pa­per, Over or Un­der?

VP, strolling in­to cube farm: Toast­ers or toast­er ovens?
Staffer #1: Toast­ers.
Staffer #2: Toast­ers.
Staffer #3: Toast­er ovens!
VP: Toast­ers, right? We al­ready have a toast­er oven.
Staffer #4: Def­i­nite­ly toast­ers.
Staffer #3: No, toast­er ovens!
VP: Wait, I want to hear Alice*‘s per­spec­tive here.
Staffer #3: Toast­er ovens do more and they break less of­ten!
Sev­er­al oth­er staffers: But toast­ers are faster!
Staffer #5: Boo!
Staffer #3: Nev­er mind, I with­draw my com­ments. I’m be­ing booed.
VP: Care­ful, or you’ll get vot­ed off the is­land!

Man­hat­tan, New York

Over­heard by: Rose Fox