Overheard In The Office https://overheardintheoffice.com Thu, 06 May 2021 06:07:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Don’t Make Me Get Down on My Knees for It! https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/9758.html Thu, 06 May 2021 06:07:38 +0000 Male office worker #1, referring to college basketball brackets: Well, we’re also giving $10 back to the person with the worst bracket.Male office worker #2: That’s bullshit! I should get something.Female office worker: Wait, I deserve my money because I suck better than the rest of you! Congressional OfficeWashington, DC Overheard by: Intern trying not to make a comment...

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It’s Possible You Won’t Believe What You See https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/5600.html Wed, 05 May 2021 17:27:51 +0000 Shipping clerk: I have a package here for you.Asian scientist: What is in the box?Shipping clerk: I don’t know, but it’s probably cells, since it says ‘dry ice.‘Asian scientist: But what’s in the box?Shipping clerk: Why don’t we take it to the lab and open the box?Asian scientist: Okay, but what’s in the box?American scientist: I think that’s the stuff you ordered.Asian scientist: Oh, yes, okay.

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Nope, Just Thought You Might Need Help Getting That Desk onto Your Truck https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/2927.html Wed, 05 May 2021 05:06:08 +0000 Assistant: Are you stealing things already?Marketing rep: Are you saying that because I’m black? 9401 West Brown Deer RoadMilwaukee, Wisconsin Overheard by: T...

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If You Show Up Dressed As Barney Again, We Will Light Your Tail on Fire https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/5471.html Tue, 04 May 2021 16:42:26 +0000 Coworker on phone: Just wear your own clothes. Arlington, Virginia Overheard by: DC Diva...

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In Case You Were Wondering What to Get Me for Bosses’ Day https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/9760.html Tue, 04 May 2021 04:17:32 +0000 Male staffer: There may be a problem.Female manager: With what?Male staffer: I was just typing an e‑mail about a birth certificate. Twice I typed “bitch” instead of “birth”.Female manager: Oooh!Male staffer: I corrected it before I sent it, though.Female manager: Thank goodness. (pause) Gotta say, though, that I would love to have a bitch certificate. I mean, I do just fine without one...

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That’s More of a Pliers Job https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/429.html Mon, 03 May 2021 15:57:58 +0000 Worker #1: Your friend came over. She wanted to borrow a screwdriver. Worker #2: Why, to shut her fucking mouth? 3600 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, Nevada Overheard by: Frank Grimes...

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Butter Me Up If You Must https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/6519.html Mon, 03 May 2021 03:41:46 +0000 Guy engineer #1: Hey, want a muffin?Guy engineer #2: Dude, you’re my muffin.Guy engineer #1, in small voice: I feel uncomfortable now. E. County RoadWellington...

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1PM Defining Expectations https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/2051.html Sun, 02 May 2021 15:23:56 +0000 Office manager: The first rule of thumb is that two geotechnical engineers will always give you two different answers. The second rule of thumb is that I’m always right. Interns: Hahahahahahahahah Pause Office manager: I’m being serious. 1066 West Hastings Vancouver, Canadia Overheard by: Andrew...

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Who Didn’t Play That Game in High School? https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/9236.html Sun, 02 May 2021 03:04:27 +0000 Manager, about getting her nails done: I wanna get just the tip red, I see lots of girls with the tip.Annoying coworker: Just the tip?Coworker: Wanna play a game called “just the tip”? Just for a second, to see how it feels. Manhattan, New York Overheard by: Can we go crash a wedding now?

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Worst. Information Desk Clerk. Ever. https://overheardintheoffice.com/archives/12041.html Sat, 01 May 2021 14:51:44 +0000 Indignant office girl: So she was like “and I’m going to so-and-so cafe and I’m eatin’ so-and-so…” Nashville...

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