Archive for 2015

Just a Lit­tle One That Will Change the Way I See Things

Fe­male cus­tomer: My sun­glass­es are bro­ken. One of the screws fell out, and a guy in here yes­ter­day said they would re­place them with a new pair.
Woman be­hind counter: Oh, I re­mem­ber you. You’re just look­ing for a screw, right?
Fe­male cus­tomer, af­ter en­tire store stops laugh­ing: Aren’t we all, re­al­ly?

1051 North Rush Street
Chica­go, Illi­nois

Over­heard by: Stand­ing be­hind you

One Hun­dred Dol­lars— a Spe­cial Deal for You

Cus­tomer: What price tick­ets do you have avail­able?
Call cen­ter rep: $70, $60, and $35.
Cus­tomer: Okay…(long pause) What tick­ets do you still have though?
Call cen­ter rep: Um…70 dol­lar tick­ets, 60 dol­lar tick­ets, and 35 dol­lar tick­ets.
Cus­tomer: Okay… (pause) But how much are the tick­ets that you have left?

Grand Rapids, Michi­gan

Over­heard by: Kathy

10AM Pre­pare Proofs

Man­ag­er: How many did [the client] say he want­ed?
Sec­re­tary: He said none for this month, but he’ll print next month, so send him a proof for March.
Man­ag­er: Feb­ru­ary?
Sec­re­tary: No, not this month, next month: March.
Man­ag­er: Feb­ru­ary?

11071 Main Street
Cincin­nati, Ohio

1PM Lunch

Staff #1: Does any­one know what that sign refers to?
Se­nior As­so­ciate: Which one?
Staff #1: The one that says “2121 Lunch E On”.
Staff #2: Did you just say “Lunch E On”?
Staff #1: Well, what does it say?

2345 Crys­tal Dri­ve
Ar­ling­ton, Vir­ginia

Over­heard by: Ten Kay