Mortgage rep: And, finally, may I ask you what race you are? Caucasian, African-American…
Customer: I’m Canadian.

Fairfield County, Connecticut

Secretary: You look kind of like Bill Gates.
Specialist: I don’t look dorky enough.
Secretary: How dorky do you not think you look?

25 Sigourney Street
Hartford, Connecticut

Weird coworker: I had a nightmare, too! I was standing in a pool eating taquitos, except they were filled with cream cheese and fruit!

111 Founders Plaza
East Hartford, Connecticut

Overheard by: Bamber

Radiologist receptionist to dermatology patient with the wrong number: I'm sorry, I think you have the wrong number. Dr. Green's office is just down the hall; the extension is 1234. You're welcome. Buh-bye.
(pause, then answers again)
Receptionist: No, you've got the wrong extension again. Dr. Green is at 1234. It's no problem. You're welcome. Buh-bye.
(pause, then answers again)
Receptionist: Good morning. (pause) Of course, hold on just one moment, please. (dials extension #1234) Hi, I'm calling to confirm Mrs Brown's appointment to have her hairy mole removed. 11:30 am? Thank you so much. (on the other line) The doctor will see you at 11:30 tomorrow morning. Yes ma'am, buh-bye now.

Norwalk, Connecticut

Overheard by: EmLo

Analyst #1: We need something to make this tea better.
Analyst #2: Have you tried rum?

10 minutes later.

Analyst #1: Do you have any more rum?
Analyst #3: It’s ten in the morning.

225 High Ridge Road
Stamford, Connecticut

Overheard by: QRC

Assistant: I heard you told someone in the office that we're all on medication here. I take offense to that. I'm not on medication.
Boss: You should be. It gets you through the day so much easier.


Office guy: Hey [Scott]! My laptop screen is off.
Tech: It helps if you push this button.

As the tech walks past my desk I hear him saying: Great, another fucking genius!

440 Wheelers Farm Road
Milford, Connecticut

20-something girl: I hate coming here, it's always cold and my nipples get hard.
20-something friend: That never happens to me… Is that like getting a hard-on or something?

Resort and Casino
Ledyard, Connecticut

Overheard by: fxwd

Female admin: I'll be in charge of this project–it'll be my baby.
Safety trainer: Retarded?

Storrs, Connecticut

Supervisor on speakerphone: Hold on a sec, I've got another call. Hello, this is Mark*.
Caller: Yes, am I in the right place?
Supervisor: I don't know, who were you trying to reach?
Caller: Is this the number for the internet?
Supervisor: No, I'm sorry, this is a state agency.
Caller: This isn't the internet?
Supervisor: Nope, sorry.
Caller: Oh, darn, okay bye.
Supervisor (back to the other line): Well, that was a first.

Newington, Connecticut

Overheard by: but please give it my regards. I'm a huge fan.