Attorney to departing secretary: If I had known you get cake when you leave, I would have quit years ago! Indiana Overheard by: If only we'd known sooner…
Female admin: I'll be in charge of this project–it'll be my baby.
Safety trainer: Retarded? Storrs, Connecticut
50-year-old secretary to another: You know, if you need a uterus, you can have mine. It's all flappy and old.
Larchmont, New York Overheard by: Lil' Bill
Manager: And then we need to do the joint… I mean, joint bill.
Accountant: I would prefer the first one. Kansas City, Missouri
Kind supervisor: I just wanted to ask you to lower your voice a little bit. You must have gotten some good news on the phone, but you were a little rambunctious with the language. I think you said (whispering) “shit” three times during that call.
Embarrassed secretary: You ask so little of me, and I still can't do it. I mean, who has to tell a grown woman not to yell “shit” in a crowded office? Government Office
Admin to IT guy: Okay, now see if you can reach my hot spot. Suitland, Maryland Overheard by: censthis
Queer admin guy #1: They made another round of changes, so I had to go out and get more binders. Those thick ones are really expensive, too.
Queer admin guy #2: What were they, four inches?
Queer admin guy #1: I got the three-inch ones, I think.
Straight admin girl: But is three inches enough? Do you think?
Queer admin guy #2: (gives her a look)
Straight admin girl: No! No no no no no! Manhattan, New York Overheard by: Scooter
Secretary: My mouse stopped working.
Tech guy: Was this after you dropped it?
Secretary: Yes. Public University
New Jersey Overheard by: Clark W.
Secretary: I would prefer it if you yell at me once in a while; it keeps me on my toes. Minneapolis, Minnesota
Unix Admin #1: Hey [Garth], are you hung?
Unix Admin #2: Yeah, I would say that we all are. 8001 Development Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Overheard by: El Gee