Overheard In The Office http://www.overheardintheoffice.com Thu, 25 May 2017 23:12:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.10 An Employee You Can Almost Count on http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/002742.html Thu, 25 May 2017 23:12:13 +0000 Interviewer: So, how would you say you handle changes in the workplace?
Interviewee: Um…Oh! I’m really good with change. I used to work a cash register, and if the total came to $7.49 and they gave me a ten, I’d give them 3…no…$2.60…uh…$2.51!
Interviewer: Uh…okay! Ames, Iowa

But She’s All, “I’m Three Years Old, Daddy!” http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/005892.html Wed, 24 May 2017 23:09:32 +0000 Boss: I need her strapped to her desk with a phone in her ear at all times… I need her making money. 41 East 11th Street
New York, New York Overheard by: MissPinkKate

The Sash and Tiara Are Just One Facet Of the Office http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/009287.html Tue, 23 May 2017 23:06:40 +0000 Office drone on phone: There's a woman out there. Oh, that's not a woman, that's the governor. Providence, Rhode Island Overheard by: evelyn

Due to a Dramatic Rise in Panty-Bunching http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/006731.html Mon, 22 May 2017 23:01:23 +0000 Matronly German supervisor: When you do not clean the counters correctly, my balls get very unhappy! Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, Florida

Sometimes You Can Feel All Meaning Evaporating Right Out of Your Head http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/005664.html Sun, 21 May 2017 22:52:17 +0000 Secretary: She said she’s having trouble with her desktop…
Manager: Her desktop or her laptop?
Secretary: Desktop.
Manager: So the one that sits on the desk, or the one that she can carry around with her?
Secretary: Yes. Portland, Oregon

…By Abducting Them at Knifepoint. http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/011845.html Sat, 20 May 2017 22:47:43 +0000 Employee: She owed $1,000 for her electric bill and somehow paid it. I asked her how she pulled it off, and all she would say is “we have our ways.” I assume it was something illegal.
Supervisor: Well… How illegal are we talking here? If it's a felony, never mind; but if it's just misdemeanor stuff, maybe we can get other people on the wagon. Denver, Colorado Overheard by: Should probably leave legal advice to the experts…

And Are There Any Leftover Sausages? http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/004921.html Fri, 19 May 2017 22:43:41 +0000 Waitress: I ate so many pork sausages yesterday at the picnic, when I fart it sounds like a pig squealing [makes loud squealing sounds over and over].
Waiter: Did you used to be a guy or something? Circle Centre Mall
Indianapolis, Indiana Overheard by: Shatmandu

White People and Their Imaginary Problems http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/005695.html Thu, 18 May 2017 22:36:46 +0000 Intern: I need to get some sun… so I can get laid. I mean, cancer or celibacy?
Office manager: Cancer! 212 3rd Avenue North
Minneapolis, Minnesota Overheard by: Sad, but True

11AM Go Through Inbox http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/000955.html Wed, 17 May 2017 22:33:24 +0000 Co-worker #1: Those jokes you emailed were really funny.
Co-worker #2: Yeah they were. Which one was your favorite?
Co-worker #1: Number twelve.
Co-worker #2: Which one was that one?
Co-worker #1: Um, the one right after number eleven, dork. 910 Lousiana Street
Houston, Texas

So You Stand There Twiddling Your Thumbs, While They Dig Like Meerkats http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/008653.html Tue, 16 May 2017 22:27:02 +0000 Project manager: I hate it when people tell you they have to look for something, because then they have to find it. Oak Brook, Illinois