Archive for February, 2017

Wait, isn’t this the bakery?

CSR: Thank you for calling Large Corporate Office Supplies. This is Andie*. How may I help you? (pause) Uh-huh. It’s a box of a dozen. (long pause) Pardon? (pause) No, ma’am. It’s a regular dozen so just the 12 pencils in the box. You’re welcome. (takes off headset) I need Vallium!


Wake Us Up When This Conversation Is Over.

Cube rat #1: So tell me, Bob, you’re a college basketball official. Which school in the Big 12 has the worst behaved students.?
Cube rat #2: Well, you would be surprised. It’s Baylor.
Cube rat #1: Baylor is a Baptist college… You would think they would be better behaved. Cube rat #2: Well, they are just frustrated because they don’t get any… (long pause) championships.

Greenville, Texas

Overheard by: Mike

3PM On-the-Job Training

Assistant: Hey, I couldn’t figure out how to put it into Word from Excel. So here you go.

Boss: You just cut and paste it.

Assistant: But you can’t do that from Excel to Word, it won’t let you.

Boss: Yes, you can, just right-click and copy and paste it.

Assistant: Trust me, I just spent the whole morning trying to, it’s a locked document.

Boss: OK, 1947 called, and they want their technology ability back. What’s wrong with you? Hey, who hired you again?

300 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Overheard by: Cam

1PM Lunch

Co-worker #1: How was your lunch?
Co-worker #2: It was okay. We had an old Greek waitress. I didn’t care for her too much.
Co-worker #1: Was it the fact that she was old or Greek?
Co-worker #2: It was a combination. Greeks are a weird people.

444 Park Avenue South
New York, NY