Archive for the ‘Gripes’ Category

And They Keep Slipping Out Of the Child Seats

Cube dweller #1: You've worked with giraffes?
Cube dweller #2: Yeah, transporting them is a real pain. They go in an open trailer, and every time you get to an overpass, you have to either let air out of all the tires to fit under it, or you have to stop, back them out of the trailer, walk them around the overpass, get them back in the trailer… It takes forever to get anywhere.
Cube dweller #1: Can't you just teach them to duck?
Cube dweller #2: (long pause) Not at those speeds. Pearl Street
Dallas, Texas Overheard by: Explains giraffe-shaped divots in overpasses

10AM Call Building Maintenance

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
Boston, Massachusetts

3PM Cancer Break

Manager: We’re in Gwinnett County. You need to be 10 feet from the walkway if you want to legally smoke.
Smoker #1: Like, isn’t that unfair? What if you’re a midget? Your feet would be about half the size of mine…No, seriously. Look how big my feet are! They’re like twice the size of midget feet…Oh! You mean like a ruler!
Smoker #2: Yeah, haven’t you ever heard of the metric system? 333 Research Court
Norcross, Georgia

3PM On-the-Job Training

Assistant: Hey, I couldn’t figure out how to put it into Word from Excel. So here you go. Boss: You just cut and paste it. Assistant: But you can’t do that from Excel to Word, it won’t let you. Boss: Yes, you can, just right-click and copy and paste it. Assistant: Trust me, I just spent the whole morning trying to, it’s a locked document. Boss: OK, 1947 called, and they want their technology ability back. What’s wrong with you? Hey, who hired you again? 300 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts Overheard by: Cam

1PM Lunch

Co-worker #1: How was your lunch?
Co-worker #2: It was okay. We had an old Greek waitress. I didn’t care for her too much.
Co-worker #1: Was it the fact that she was old or Greek?
Co-worker #2: It was a combination. Greeks are a weird people. 444 Park Avenue South
New York, NY

I Never Should’ve Shown Grandma How to Use the Internet

Employee: Hi, can I help you? Customer’s cell rings. Customer: Hold on a sec… [answers cell] Hey! did you talk to Jeremy*? He is pissed at you… Why? ‘Cause you put gay shit all over his MySpace! There is a guy with a huge dick on his MySpace! Yeah! You better help him get it off ’cause he doesn’t know how! Okay, bye.
Employee: Uhhh…
Customer: Yeah, can I get a sundae, please? 1050 Montauk Highway
Copiague, New York Overheard by: i hate customers…