Tagged: overheard

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at work: overheard

I know I married the guy, but combining our cell phone accounts? That’s a pretty big commitment. Happy Thanksgiving Eve, everyone!

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at work: overheard

Conversation between two co-workers yesterday mid-morning*: …I’ll tell you how to get in and we’ll play tomorrow. But when we do, you have to be the girl. I’m just kidding, we’ll make _______ the girl. I was immediately torn between...

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elevator: they have one, it’s called a HOME

Coming back from buying some 1$ candy bars that the badging office employee lightly extorted me into so doing, I got on the elevator with an older, but not really that old, woman. She pressed a button for a floor...

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recently overheard

Two recent gems: Last night outside Merkado as two female servers were setting tables for dinner, “… yeah lots of great looking guys around here. None of them straight though.” Ladies, you’re in Logan Circle. You already forced the queers...

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(Over) Heard in the Cafeteria

I am not making this up and I only include it as a reference to the previous entry. I went downstairs, not hungry for lunch today but craving for some Perrier with a slice of lemon. Yeah, I’m a snob,...

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Prospective workplace pre-requisites?

urbanbohemian: Actually, it kinda hit me yesterday. I wanna work with “my people”. khowaga: You want to work with gay African-American web developer food snobs with a heavy caffeine addiction? That’s not exactly what I meant, thanks Chris. I think...

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on the elevator this morning…

I was actually pressing the close door button pretty severely but as the elevator wasn’t responding, I gave up. Just as the doors were about to close, I saw a figure sprinting for the gap, so I held the doors....

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on the elevator this morning…

“What a good healthy breakfast!” she said to me, noticing my tray with eggs, bacon, milk and cereal. I smiled and said “I’m trying to be good, eating a somewhat balanced breakfast instead of just having coffee…” It was at...

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on the elevator this morning…

“… favorite cousin of mine” is what I initially heard, and he was definitely talking to me so I said “Hm?” He repeated himself, “You favor a cousin of mine… that died two years ago.” And all I could think...

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Next to crucifixes. Aisle 5.

Associate: You need something? Woman: Yeah, maybe you know. Which are the nails they used to crucify Christ with? Associate: … Uh, maybe these? Woman: Right. I don’t think those are the ones I’m looking for, but you’re on the...