Overheard In The Office http://www.overheardintheoffice.com Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:52:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.4.8 Um, That Was Broccoli. http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/012873.html Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:52:18 +0000 Coworker: The kung pao chicken had too much pao. Jersey City, New Jersey

At the End of a Stalk http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/004377.html Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:45:55 +0000 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

Well Said, Mr. Secretary! http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/004450.html Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:45:19 +0000 Office grunt: This water is so cold. It’s like liquid ice. 1401 Constitution Avenue NE
Washington, DC

10AM Call Building Maintenance http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/001166.html Wed, 22 Mar 2017 18:39:16 +0000 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

Is That, Like, a New Requirement? http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/011455.html Tue, 21 Mar 2017 18:38:10 +0000 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

Or Possibly a More Competent Lawyer http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/004441.html Mon, 20 Mar 2017 18:36:08 +0000 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

The Good News Is That the World Ends in July http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/011391.html Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:33:04 +0000 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

Celebrity Gossip: The Universal Language. http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/011407.html Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:31:11 +0000 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

For the Last Time, That's Not What Winning a Peabody Award Means http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/009156.html Fri, 17 Mar 2017 18:28:35 +0000 Senior editor to junior editor: Sure, he's a great writer. But he drinks his own pee. Halifax
Nova Scotia

I Tried Putting a Floppy in Her Once…Nothing http://www.overheardintheoffice.com/archives/002646.html Thu, 16 Mar 2017 18:24:21 +0000 Computer guy #1: I can’t see the hard drive on this network.
Computer guy #2: Well, the problem is that the disk isn’t mounted. First you have to mount Claire*.
Claire: Hey!
Computer guy #2: Claire is the name of the office hard drive. 701 South Mount Vernon Avenue
San Bernardino, California Overheard by: Amused