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Boss: Is that Ama­zon?
Of­fice man­ag­er, an­swer­ing phone: No, it was record­ing.
Boss, in­ter­rupt­ing again: Was it Ama­zon?
Of­fice manger: No, it was a record­ing.
Boss: You sure?
Of­fice manger: Yes. It was silent and beeped and start­ed the record­ing.
Boss: I thought it was Ama­zon. [Phone rings again] Is that Ama­zon?
Of­fice manger: Yes, I’m on hold.
Boss: Maybe you should talk to them.

Cen­ter City
Philadel­phia, Penn­syl­va­nia

We’ve All Been to Those Staff Meet­ings

It man­ag­er walk­ing by an un­usu­al­ly qui­et con­fer­ence room: Is any­one in there? Or did it end in mur­der-sui­cide?

Main Street, Kansas City, MO

Over­heard by: It would be bet­ter than what I’m do­ing right now


Sor­ry, the Clown Suit Keeps Throw­ing Me Off

Lead an­i­ma­tor: Quit goof­ing off!
An­i­ma­tor: I’m not.
Lead an­i­ma­tor: I said no goof­ing off! Get to work!
An­i­ma­tor: I am work­ing.
Lead an­i­ma­tor, hit­ting an­i­ma­tor with poster: No talk­ing! Get to work!
An­i­ma­tor: I am work­ing!
Lead an­i­ma­tor: [Picks up com­put­er mouse, and throws it across the desk.] Get to work! No talk­ing!

Las Cruces, New Mex­i­co

Over­heard by: pret­ty pic­ture guy

We’ll Need a De­tailed Writ­ten Ac­count Of Those Things, Sir

Boss on phone: Hey, uh, I booked a va­ca­tion with you guys and pre-paid and every­thing, and uh, well, (pause) I don’t re­al­ly know how to say this, but uh, I did some things… You know, uh-uh-uh, things you do when you are on va­ca­tion, uh-uh-uh-uh-uh… and… uh, well I over­slept and missed my flight back home, so I had to buy an­oth­er air­line tick­et and want to know if I can get some of my mon­ey back.

Rich­mond, Vir­ginia