Questions

Co-worker #1: Hey [Rachel]: you’re not a math person, are you?
Co-worker #2: Why, because I have breasts?

1014 Boswell Avenue
Crete, Nebraska

Boss: [Elizabeth], we wish you the best. You are a nice person and if you ever want to come back to work here, you are welcome. Now where is [Rachel]? [Rachel], do you want to say a few words? Because I can only comment on [Elizabeth] as a person, not her work.

1425 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC

Co-worker: How about the software configuration?
Analyst: Your questions are very annoying!
Co-worker: I’m guessing you shouldn’t tell clients they are annoying.

8315 Century Park Court
San Diego, California

Supervisor: We have to use E. G.
Co-worker: “E. G.”?
Supervisor: Yeah, engineering judgment.

20000 Rotunda Drive
Dearborn, Michigan

Receptionist: Argh! My arm is so itchy. I’m, like, allergic to work!
Co-worker: Stop scratching; you are making it worse! At lunch, go
and get an antihistamine to stop the swelling.
Receptionist: Antihistamine or antiinflammatory? I think it’s
inflamed. What’s the difference anyway?
Co-worker: Antihistamine is something that is not histamine, and
antiinflammatory is something that’s not inflammatory.
Receptionist: So I’ll ask the chemist?

25 Parramatta Road
Underwood, Queensland
Australia

Co-worker #1: I’m going to have to take a lot of time to help my wife out when the baby comes. Are we allowed any paternity leave?
Co-worker #2: The father gets 3 days. I don’t know what you get.

1 Bay Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey

Overheard by: Jonathan Nelson

Flunky #1: The internet is broken.
Flunky #2: What’s wrong?
Flunky #1: I can’t get to any sites.

3001 Broadway Avenue
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Editor #1: Did you check these names religiously?
Editor #2: Yeah, he’s praying they’re all right.

2 Holt Steet
Surry Hills, New South Wales
Australia

Employee: What are you doing? Are you okay?
PR Manager: Ugh…Stretching. I slipped on the subway this morning.
Employee: Oh, it looks like you’re trying to…never mind.

11 Hanover Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts

Co-worker #1: It happened at 9:30 this morning…Between 9 and 10.
Co-worker #2: Is that when 9:30 is?

1633 Broadway
New York, NY

Overheard by: The Muskrat Jones