Writes Mrs. McMahon in Melbourne, Australia: “One of the students in my class decided to make a a big card for World Teachers Day and have it signed by all her peers in our grade. When I read this message, I could not stop laughing.”
Entries from November 2011
November 23rd, 2011 · 69 Comments
November 22nd, 2011 · 66 Comments
The subtle version (from Denver, Colorado):
And the not-so-subtle version (spotted by Ariana in Boulder, Colorado):
extra credit: Coke, Sprite, or Ice-T
November 21st, 2011 · 61 Comments
Writes our submitter in Philadelphia: “In our apartment building, packages are left by the block of mailboxes, relatively near where your individual mailbox is. I’ve never had a problem, but apparently not everyone was so lucky…this sign was on every floor of the building.”
related: I hope your cat chokes.
November 18th, 2011 · 94 Comments
Ah, first world problems.
(Spotted by Kim in Manchester, U.K.)
related: My query on the egg salad ban
November 17th, 2011 · 123 Comments
Reports Barb in Las Vegas: “A woman in our office, originally from the Philippines, just got her citizenship. Our often inappropriate receptionist wrote this note on her card.”
Yes, that really does say “no more climbing over barbed wire in the nite.” Adds Barb: “She also printed lyrics from West Side Story in giant font and hung them in the area where we had celebratory cake. So odd!”
related: America the not-so-beautiful
November 16th, 2011 · 16 Comments
Apparently only the not-so-valuable employees get banished to this closet, as spotted by Lindsey in Kansas.
(Psst, Savanna! You might want to check this place out.)
Meanwhile, Kristi in Oregon noticed that inner peace is apparently not on the menu for the general public at this vegetarian restaurant.
related: The Sushi Nazi
November 15th, 2011 · 131 Comments
Writes Erica in New York: “I don’t think this woman is aware that the aggressive automatic flush makes water splash all over the toilet seats…but she’s obviously very angry.”
related: Coffee pot flowchart
November 14th, 2011 · 90 Comments
When four people share one bathroom, true equity in toilet-paper purchasing is nearly impossible to come by without conflict.
Just take a look at the opening salvo issued at Laura’s apartment in Georgia:
…and the first response:
Your move, “Scott.”
related: Five approaches to TP maintenance
November 12th, 2011 · 88 Comments
James in the U.K. recently came home from football practice to discover that, in his absence, his mother had gotten a peek at his Internet browser history (“full of…well, I’m 15, I’m sure you can guess.”) As cool as his mum was about the whole thing, says James, “I still don’t know if I’ll be able to look her in the face for a while.”
“Happy viewing”? Nicely played, Mum.
November 10th, 2011 · 81 Comments
Savanna in Michigan says her landlord left this note on the kitchen floor “next to a tiny pile of tiny scraps of trash on the floor from dinner I had made.” Her excuse? “I don’t think we even have a broom, and if we do I have no idea where he keeps it.”
Um, Savanna, honey? No. Just…no.