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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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…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…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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