Writes Jocelyn in London: “Since moving into halls for the first year of university, our hygiene skills have gone downhill, to say the least. Finally, one of our roommates cracked and cleaned up the rotting mess…or so we thought.” Instead, he just found a new “dumping ground.”
Entries Tagged as 'U.K.'
October 22nd, 2012 · 23 Comments
September 24th, 2012 · 15 Comments
I didn’t pay much attention to this bit of poetic propaganda until I noticed it was posted at an office in the United Kingdom. Is the awkward meter of the writing below Uncle Sam some kind a subtle comment on American imperialism, or just pure laziness? I suspect the latter, but I’d still be tempted to slap a “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster on top.
related: The Vicar of Glibly
May 14th, 2012 · 42 Comments
Nicola in Edinburgh woke up and opened the shades one morning to discover this message from the flat directly across the street. “After all my flatmates were questioned about what they have been up to last night, we decided it must be the flat next to ours,” she says.
related: The Devil’s Orchestra
May 5th, 2012 · 30 Comments
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?
May 2nd, 2012 · 104 Comments
Ashley in Sheffield received this lovely belated birthday card from a neighbo(u)r.
(Nicely done, Laura.)
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.
related: “Dollar sign flower slams easily”
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?
related: A not-so-friendly handshake
February 6th, 2012 · 29 Comments
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 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.