Australia

Magazine writer #1: So, it turned out the chick I took home from the party was a gymnast!
Staff members: Wow… That’s hot… Lucky git…
Magazine writer #2: Why, what’s so great about gymnasts?
Magazine writer #1: Um… Well, they’re really flexible…
Magazine writer #2: Oh, well, you should see the guy gymnasts, then!
Staff members: [Silence.]

35-51 Mitchell Street
Sydney
Australia

Overheard by: and he’s OUT!

Office radio just played ‘High Hopes,’ by Frank Sinatra.

Flaky girl: What’s a ‘rubber tree plant’? Is it, like, a plant made of rubber, or a plant you get rubber from?
Yuppie girl: It’s a Rubber. Tree. Plant. So, like, a plant-tree.
Flaky girl: What’s that?
Yuppie girl: Like, a baby tree.
Flaky girl: So, a baby tree is a plant?
Yuppy girl: Well, it’s like how a baby duck is a duckling. It’s not really a duck.
Flaky girl: So, a baby is not really a human?
Yuppie girl: So it would be easy for the ant to move it.

St. Kilda Road
Melbourne, Victoria
Australia

Overheard by: I Dont Have Very High Hopes For These Two

Tech illiterate office guy: Phil, how do you lubricate the internet?

Sydney
Australia

Boss to underling: What does “lol” mean?
Underling: “Laughing out loud.”
Boss: Oh, good, I thought it was “lots of love.”

Breakwater
Australia

Coworker #1: He’s not gay, he’s a pedophile.
Coworker #2: There’s a difference?

Hickson Road
Sydney
Australia

Overheard by: H.

Butch chick: I read The Lion and the Mouse when I was young! It's a story about how the lion got a thorn in his paw and the mouse helped him remove it, and they became friends.
Normal chick: What a stupid lion, why didn't he just eat the mouse?
Butch chick: It's a story of morality for children! Help someone, be friendly!
Normal chick: So?
Butch chick: You don't eat your friends!

Borders
Melbourne Central
Australia

Overheard by: Incognito

Boss: So what would be the wider business implamications of this?

Canberra
Australia

Overheard by: glad she wasn’t in that meeting

Bartender #1: How many beers are in a six-pack?
Bartender #2: I work with a fucking idiot.

Subiaco
Australia

Overheard by: I’m ordering wine

Secretary to photocopier, lovingly: I spend more time with you than I do my husband.

Copy Room
Brisbane
Australia

Boss: Sometimes I wish all our clients would just die.

Brisbane
Australia