Posts Tagged ‘at work’

  • Seriously Out Of Context Of The Day

    Date: 2011.07.17 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Woman yelling to man down the hall: Hey, I’ve already primed the pump with that guy, so he should go real easy.

    Bloomington, Office Building Resembling a Sand Crawler
    Overheard by Plumbing I Don’t Want to Know About.

  • Thank God She Can Make A Sandwich

    Date: 2010.12.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Self centered co-worker woman, to a group of women co-workers: I can’t parallel park, I think it’s just one of those things that women aren’t meant to do.

    Chanhassen, Office
    Overheard by woman that is PRO at parallel parking.

  • And Start Prepping It For A Life In Stand-Up

    Date: 2010.10.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Female co-worker talking loudly on phone: That’s how I feel about having an ugly baby. If my baby is ugly I hope I can crack jokes before other people are talking about it behind my back.

    Edina, office
    Overheard by zack.

  • It’s The Only Day It Comes Alive

    Date: 2010.08.25 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Coworker: You should have seen my butt on Friday.

    Saint Paul, Ramsey County Courthouse
    Overheard by I wish I had.

  • We’re Bored With Existing Stereotypes

    Date: 2010.08.22 | Category: all | Response: 1

    Dude: Chinese love their Buicks!

    St. Louis Park, Cube farm
    Overheard by Oh really?

  • Last Fall’s Trust Exercises Went Very Wrong

    Date: 2010.08.11 | Category: all | Response: 2

    Male employee: What is the dress code for the boat trip?
    Male manager: It’s not my call, but my policy would be no shorts. Or no wife-beaters, no crotch-grabbers, no tube tops. Unless you’re hot. Which no one here is. And definitely no Sublime t-shirts with 4/16, the stoners’ holiday, printed in big letters. And no shirts that say Tool on them, none whatsoever. I will not have anyone here showing up to a corporate event high on marijuana and drugs with Tool shirts again.

    Chanhassen, office
    Overheard by RCG.

  • Not An Appropriate Time For Phone Calls

    Date: 2010.08.04 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Co-worker #1: When you 69 someone, it just dials the number right back.
    Co-worker #2: It’s star 6 – 9. Also, I don’t think you know what you just said.

    Nordeast Minneapolis, Interactive Design Agency
    Overheard by Quick, Call Qwest.

  • Now You Have To Bring Enough To Share With The Whole Office

    Date: 2010.07.21 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Man in cubicle on cellphone, whispering: So, how much for that thing we talked about? (pause) I mean how much for a Q? (pause) You know, Q.O…a quad? (pause) No! Q, a quarter. (frustrated and very loudly) HOW MUCH DO YOU WANT FOR A QUARTER OUNCE OF WEED, GOD DAMMIT?!

    Minneapolis, RBC Dain
    Overheard by gordy, standing behind you.

  • I Like To Remind Myself Of The Vitamins In Ice Cream

    Date: 2010.07.15 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Noisy neighbor talking to vendor passing out cookies: I’m going to take a peanut butter cookie because it has peanut better in it. Peanut butter is good for you because it has protein in it, so I should really take 2 cookies to get more protein.

    Minneapolis, TCF Tower
    Overheard by I want a chocolate cookie.

  • That’s Just What I’ve Heard

    Date: 2010.07.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Coworker on cellphone, speaking quietly: I know that freaks some women out. But I’m a man, so I wouldn’t know.

    Minneapolis, cube farm
    Overheard by Your neighbor.

  • You’ll Find The Head Of A White Tailed Deer In Your Bed

    Date: 2010.06.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Office worker: You SHOULD analyze her. She’d never know you’re doing it!
    Office building security guard: You don’t know my mafia mother-in-law.

    Eden Prairie, Atrium
    Overheard by Quietly heading for the nearest elevator.

  • The FCC Is Monitoring This Post

    Date: 2010.06.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    33-year old male manager to company president: And these black guys surround me, nicest guys in the world, but their vocabulary is 35 words and 25 of them you can’t say on TV.

    Chanhassen, office
    Overheard by ruteger.

  • It’s Non-Clumping

    Date: 2010.06.14 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Co-worker greeting another who entered their cube: Welcome to the kitty litter! Feel free to scratch and leave your shit behind.

    Woodbury, cubicle farm
    Overheard by Another co-worker in another cubicle.

  • Maybe You’ve Heard Of The Internet

    Date: 2010.05.06 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Boss: Just found a great deal on Craigslist!
    20 year old coworker: What’s Craigslist?

    Roseville, Rosedale
    Overheard by Information Super Highway Guy.

  • Add That Certainty To Death And Taxes

    Date: 2010.04.25 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Boss: I don’t care how old we get, flatulence will always be funny.

    Mendota Heights, cube farm
    Overheard by Der.

  • A Special Kind Of Effort

    Date: 2010.04.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    East Coast Consultant: What’s the name of that baseball team here? The Barnacles?

    Minneapolis, cube farm
    Overheard by the guy you are talking to is wearing a Twins shirt.

  • Time For A Sick Day

    Date: 2010.04.11 | Category: all | Response: 2

    Woman in Adjacent Department: Is it troubleshooted, or troubleshot?
    Her coworker: It’s troubleshot.
    Woman in Adjacent Department: How do you spell shot? Is it shot, like a gun, or shot, like a camera?

    Minneapolis, NE Office Building, 3rd Floor South
    Overheard by OH MY GOD SHUT UP SHUT UP SHUT UP.

  • Why Office Fight Club Doesn’t Work

    Date: 2010.03.28 | Category: all | Response: 0

    One office drone to another: Let me punch YOU in the kidney when YOU’RE talking and see how YOU sound.

    Mendota Heights, cube farm
    Overheard by the guy at the end of the row.

  • Is There Someone Smarter I Can Talk To?

    Date: 2010.03.18 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Attorney on the phone: I only have one small question, because you did it all wrong.

    Saint Paul, a nonprofit org
    Overheard by Invisible Friend.

  • THAT’S A REAL SHOW?

    Date: 2010.02.11 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Redneck lady in the next department, talking about My Big Fat Redneck Wedding: I cried. I actually cried at that episode. She got to get married at the racetrack, and I don’t. It’s not fair.

    Minneapolis, Qwest
    Overheard by Your Mom’s Best Friend.