Sales rep: No, we cannot move the piano on the ship… The piano cannot be moved… No, we cannot move it to another room… The piano cannot be moved… What do you not understand? We cannot move the piano!

Chelsea Piers, Pier 6
New York

Salesgirl: How was your first trip to New York? Have a good time?
Salesman: Oh my god, it was awesome! All the restaurants we went to were amazing! So expensive, though.
Salesgirl: Yeah, Manhattan's pretty pricey.
Salesman: Yeah. (pause). I think the restaurants are expensive because they have to import all their supplies onto the island.

Studio City, California

Overheard by: goofopet

Sales #1: Have you called any previous customers yet?
Sales #2: I’ve called customers till I’m blue in the ass.

973 Opelika Road
Auburn, Alabama

Overheard by: Rob Byrd

Sales rep on cell: I hope it's not your spleen! Okay, gotta go, Chinese food is here.

Newton, Massachusetts

Overheard by: Well they DO make great orange chicken…

Salesman, displaying new kind of cabinet: So, as you can see, it's very sturdy and designed to last.
Female CEO: I can see that… I like a good long screw


Overheard by: So do I

Sales guy: Remember when you were a kid and got crabs? The medicine would come in a plain brown box like that.

Asbury Park, New Jersey

Overheard by: (to the)

Salesman: It’s this whole ‘No Child Left Behind, let’s get all the kids to graduate college’ bullshit. If everybody goes to college, who’s gonna do the work? Huh? Who’s gonna dig the ditches? Who’s gonna pick up the trash? We don’t need that. We need kids to drop out of school and do the work.

Birch Street
Brea, California

Sales manager: Can you ship this to Kuwait for me or should I fill everything out beforehand?
Mail room guy: Do you need it shipped overseas?
Sales manager: Yes, to Kuwait.
Mail room guy: Is that overseas?
Sales manager: It's in the Middle East!
Mail room guy: East Coast?
Sales manager: No, the Middle East! It's international.
Mail room guy: The East Coast is not international.
Sales manager: I'll just do it myself.

Louisville, Kentucky

Female sales rep #1, sneezing loudly: What is going on in here? I got it all in my nose.
Female sales rep #2, coughs loudly: Well, I got it all in my throat.

Delran, New Jersey

Overheard by: Bruce Banner

Sales guy: Some people have 12 years’ experience. Some have 1 year’s experience 12 times.

8220 England Street
Charlotte, North Carolina

Overheard by: carissa lusk