Overheard In The Office http://www.overheardintheoffice.com Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:02:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.9 … For Babymaking http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/004098.html Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:02:36 +0000 Partner: If you’re busy making a baby, tell me that. I just want to know who is available. Tysons Corner

Well Done, Dear Colleagues! http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/013520.html Sun, 23 Apr 2017 20:57:57 +0000 Coworker arriving at office: I expect to be greeted with bright, chipper voices in the morning.
Voice down the hall: Shut the hell up! Government Office
Washington, DC

Tell You What — Half Price for You. You Can Give the Six Dollars to Me http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/003172.html Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:54:00 +0000 Girl #1: Ummm, we need to make copies, and we don’t want to spend a lot of money.
Student worker: The copier over there is 10 cents, same as everywhere on campus.
Girl #1: That’s so expensive!
Student worker: You could also scan the papers and print them out. That’s free.
Girl #1: What do you mean?
Student worker: Ummm, you can put them on the scanner, hit ‘Scan,’ and then when they pop up, hit ‘Print.’
Girl #1: I don’t know about this whole scanning thing — it sounds really complicated.
Girl #2: But that sounds better than making copies. I mean, we only need 12, and I don’t want to spend 12 dollars. Campus library, Bemidji State University
Bemidji, Minnesota

They’re Considering Sacking Us http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/005535.html Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:44:28 +0000 Peon: I can’t believe they’re having us do this even though we’re the low men on the scrotum pole! Times Square
New York, New York

Yahoo! http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/009337.html Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:42:10 +0000 Older coworker: Lemme put it in your Google. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, Indiana Overheard by: Mine?

And By “More Pull” I Mean Exactly What You Think I Mean http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/008288.html Wed, 19 Apr 2017 20:35:05 +0000 Boss to intern: The gym is a great place for networking. You tend to have a bit more pull with your colleagues when you see them naked in the locker room every morning. Bellingham, Washington

Yo, Let Me Hit That Beer Bong before I Write This Deposition http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/006077.html Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:34:41 +0000 White coworker: Yo, last night was like a fuckin’ rap video! We had a limo and a bottle of fine-ass champagne! And then we went to the Hustler club! Oh, and I’m still wasted. When is the trial date for [technology company]? 153 Lexington Avenue
New York, New York Overheard by: A. Goldstein

Chicks Get All the Cool Medical Excuses http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/008178.html Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:29:07 +0000 Female office worker: My mother's having surgery to remove a tumor in her breast today, so count me out for the lunch meeting, I'm going to wait for a phone call on her condition.
Male office worker (uncomfortably): Uh, I hope she's ok. Have you heard from Chris today?
Female office worker: No, he's coming in, right?
Male office worker: As far as I know, hope he doesn't have breast cancer. Law Firm
New York City, New York

Mind the Generation Gap http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/007022.html Sun, 16 Apr 2017 20:27:53 +0000 Boss, in response to employees discussing Project Runway: Oh, what is that? A show about airports? Washington, DC

Are You Putting My Files in the Trash? http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/012429.html Sat, 15 Apr 2017 20:23:40 +0000 Human resources rep, bringing in files: I am the depositor of things to be scanned!
Peon: I don't like you.
Human resources rep: Hahaha! I don't like you, either. Bayonne, New Jersey