Boss in meeting: Let's send out an e-mail to all employees announcing our new employee newsletter before we e-mail it to everyone, because otherwise people won't read it if it just shows up in their in-box. Minneapolis, Minnesota Overheard by: overcommunication hurts
Receptionist #1: Do you mind watching the phones? I have a conference call. It’ll probably last about 30 minutes.
Receptionist #2, confused: Who do you have to call?
Receptionist #1, very seriously: My cat psychic. 5th Avenue
New York City, New York
Coworker: The kung pao chicken had too much pao. Jersey City, New Jersey
Girl #1, after male coworker receives huge bouquet of flowers: You know, I wonder if he’s doing something to egg her on.
Girl #2: Nah, some girls are like that, you know? It’s called stalking.
Girl #1: You know, I knew a girl like that once. She had a glass eye. 5718 Westheimer Road
Houston, Texas Overheard by: the things i hear around here
Office grunt: This water is so cold. It’s like liquid ice.
1401 Constitution Avenue NE
Co-worker #1: I’m really hot.
Co-worker #2: I’m turning the heat down to 90. If anyone’s cold then they can go into [Jessica]’s office, but first you have to take off your clothes because it’s a sauna in there.
Co-worker #3: You shouldn’t tell people to take their clothes off before going into [Jessica]’s office. 57 Binney Street
HR employee to another: Does she look like she's been hanging out with Bob Dylan? Dunmore, Pennsylvania Overheard by: Can't imagine what this could entail
Programmer #1: I don’t think my brother has been out of jail for Christmas or his birthday for the last six years.
Programmer #2: Maybe you should get him a subscription to Playboy?
Programmer #1: I was thinking cigarettes. Tech center
Denver, Colorado Overheard by: so glad I’m not related
Coworker #1: I've got good news and bad news.
Coworker #2: Okay, it's Monday, throw it at me.
Coworker #1: The website is not going to be done until August.
Coworker #2: August?! Why?
Coworker #1: Yeah… I know.
Coworker #2: So was that the bad news? West Coast
Canadia Overheard by: Carla
Old Chinese tech: Hey, you know a' Tiger Woods?
Male phone tech: Yes! We dated! He said he loved me!
Old Chinese tech: You a'mysterious numbah fourteen! Malvern, Pennsylvania