Pat in London works for a large office, where, unfortunately for the many java addicts on staff, the coffeemaker has a habit of breaking down. Also, Pat says, “It’s an advertising agency, so there are lots of grammar pedants.” The result?
Entries Tagged as 'Europe'
May 5th, 2012 · 30 Comments
May 2nd, 2012 · 104 Comments
Ashley in Sheffield received this lovely belated birthday card from a neighbo(u)r.
(Nicely done, Laura.)
March 22nd, 2012 · 108 Comments
Eerac and I are literally in the process of booking a holiday rental apartment in Barcelona for an upcoming vacation with our respective partners. Today, this photo showed up a the top of the PAN inbox. Matt from the U.K. says he spotted it hanging from a window in — of course — Barcelona.
(photo credit: cremefee)
(photo credit: Jen SFO-BCN)
I feel welcome already. Now, on to the Gaudís!
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March 13th, 2012 · 49 Comments
Dave in London returned home one day to find all of his clothes missing. Apparently, this was his roommate’s rationale.
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March 6th, 2012 · 35 Comments
Though this may look like the the bloody rantings of a serial killer, Tino in Stuttgart, Germany says this was simply his flatmate’s way of stating his displeasure at the ongoing lack of parity in toilet-paper purchasing.
(Tino’s rough translation: YOU ASSES[,] BUY SOME TOILET PAPER.)
And my favorite part…
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February 26th, 2012 · 53 Comments
When it comes to this particular student share house, “It seems that the pure, unadulterated essence of corporate greed is found in forgetting to turn of the tap,” our submitter writes. “Clearly, society is a snarky bitch.”
P.S. Corporate Muppet, you say?
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February 6th, 2012 · 29 Comments
November 18th, 2011 · 94 Comments
Ah, first world problems.
(Spotted by Kim in Manchester, U.K.)
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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 6th, 2011 · 71 Comments
The missing last line of this story: “Unfortunately, it just made people slam the door more loudly out of spite.”
(Upon publication, this story was roundly slammed by reviewers.)