Overheard In The Office https://overheardintheoffice.com Tue, 03 Aug 2021 01:15:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 You Know Those Guys Whose Signal Keeps Breaking Up? https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/10113.html Tue, 03 Aug 2021 01:15:35 +0000 Marcoms manager: The new Bluetooth dongles are here.VP of operations: Can I have a dongle?Marcoms manager: You just like saying the word “dongle.“VP of operations: Actually, I already have a dongle, it’s just not a Bluetooth one. (winks)Marcoms manager: So you can’t use it from 33 feet away?VP of operations: Nope. If I could, that would be like a Tyrannosaurus dongle! Seattle...

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I Did My Doctoral Thesis on Everybody Poops https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/7434.html Mon, 02 Aug 2021 12:39:51 +0000 Coworker to office: I love poo: poo is my favorite subject! BelfastNorthern Ireland Overheard by: Ally Beare...

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You Should Write All Important Memos There https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/3880.html Mon, 02 Aug 2021 00:31:08 +0000 Girl holding can of soup: Well, one can makes soup for more than one person.Guy staring blankly: Uh-huh.Girl: So, how many do you want to get?Guy: I can totally see down your shirt, by the way. Now, what?Girl: Were you listening to a word I was saying?!Guy: No, I was staring at your breasts. Red River H‑E-B supermarketAustin, Texas Overheard by: Natalie...

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And Gastronomically https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/7702.html Sun, 01 Aug 2021 11:58:57 +0000 Teacher: I just love children!(silence in the room)Teacher: Medically speaking, of course… HospitalNew York Overheard by: Yeah, I think I’m gonna leave now…

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If You Mention a Gadget, It’s Not Vulgarity https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/27.html Sat, 31 Jul 2021 23:27:32 +0000 Fattie: I swear to Christ, I’m gonna shove that Blackberry up your ass if you bring it to another sales meeting. 1100 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, Minnesota Overheard by: Steven Grafing...

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And Don’t Start With Me About Beam Lube https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/11357.html Sat, 31 Jul 2021 10:37:29 +0000 Female architect to male engineer: I don’t care about the size of your beam, it’s not going to fit in this space I have! Chicago, Illinois Overheard by: Office temp...

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Zippo Pour L’Homme https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/5548.html Fri, 30 Jul 2021 21:30:03 +0000 Editor: I smell lighter fluid. Is that new cologne someone’s wearing? News building, 57th Street and 10th AvenueNew York, New York Overheard by: Nik...

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Nothing Tastes as Good as Friends…hip https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/478.html Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:12:34 +0000 Intern #1: Can I try your sandwich? Intern #2: Let me think about it for…no. Friendship, food: two very different things. 136 Tooley Street London, England Overheard by: Jessica Reed...

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But That’s Why We Have Interns https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/7320.html Thu, 29 Jul 2021 21:00:42 +0000 Red-faced manager: Frozen again! God fucking dammit! Jesus fucking Christ! I’m getting really fucking pissed off at this motherfucking computer!Nonchalant passerby: Kick it, then. Plymouth...

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Though I Knew How to Walk in the Shoes Properly https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/9341.html Thu, 29 Jul 2021 08:47:31 +0000 COO: So my son, his sisters have started dressing him up in their clothes and their mother’s high heels. I’ll come home and he’s clomping around in those shoes, and jewelry and a dress!Openly gay office manager: That used to happen to me too! Philadelphia...

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