How Angie Got Her First Job

Manager: So why do you want to work in a book store?
Teen: Um…I love reading books.
Manager: What’s the last book you read?
Teen: Uh…Umm…I don’t…[Giggles]…Umm…
Manager: Well, what’s your favorite book?
Teen: Um…
Manager: Okay. Barnes & Noble, Irving Mall
Irving, Texas Overheard by: Mongo Man

Nuns Wore Stilettos

Older worker: You know what they used to call those shoes when I was your age?
Peon wearing ballet flats: Um, I’m not sure I want to know…
Older worker: Slut shoes. You could always tell which girls were easy because they wore shoes just like that. Miami, Florida Overheard by: wondering what she’d think of my 3-inch heels

At Least None We Can Print

Cube dweller #1: Those guys out there in the warehouse are nice and seem to be doing well, but I don’t know that any of them are going to go out of their way to be helpful.
Cube dweller #2: You mean ‘proactive.’
Cube dweller #1: Well, yeah…
Cube dweller #2: Jack* [warehouse guy] used that term with me once — ‘proactive.’
Cube dweller #1: Uh-oh, maybe the drama out there is his fault.
Cube dweller #2: See, I always thought it was something Jessica Simpson used on her face, but he used it in a totally different way.
Cube dweller #1: … There’s no words to answer you right now… England Street
Charlotte, North Carolina