Archive for 2019

Hir­ing Crazy Bag Ladies Is a Nice Ges­ture, But…

Cube dweller #1: Where’d Mar­la* go?
Cube dweller #2: She heard you were com­ing to find her and she ran away scream­ing non­sen­si­cal things.
Cube dweller #1: You just go on and eat your ap­ple, you lit­tle worm.
Cube dweller #2: Huh?
Cube dweller #1: You lit­tle book­worm, you! Heee! Huhuh­huhuh! Book­worm!

Ba­ton Rouge, Louisiana

Over­heard by: I just don’t un­der­stand!

Every Of­fice. Every­where. This Same Con­ver­sa­tion.

Cube dweller #1: I wish I had a job that I could come in at 10 and leave at 3 and still get paid for 8 hours.
Cube dweller #2: I wish I had a job that I did­n’t have to come in at all and get paid for 8 hours.
Cube dweller #1: Mine is more re­al­is­tic. (pause) Maybe not.
Cube dweller #2: Not so much.
(pause)
Cube dweller #1: I wish I had a sug­ar dad­dy.

Philadel­phia, Penn­syl­va­nia

Over­heard by: qui­etan­dlis­ten­ing