This exercise in redundancy is brought to us by Erika in Los Angeles. It’s like the note-writer couldn’t decide which tactic would be most effective and just opted for all of the above.
Entries Tagged as 'food'
May 30th, 2007 · 14 Comments
Tags: "helpful" advice · bullet points · excessive underlining · food · guilt trip · high on highlighter · Los Angeles · not-so-veiled threats · office · office fridge · pleasantries as afterthought · spelling and grammar police · stealing
May 28th, 2007 · 19 Comments
Don’t be fooled by the smiley: this is the kind of note that really throws you off balance. (It’s been more than a month since she received this note, and Kiki from Boston says she’s still shaking in her boots a little.)
related: I Can’t Believe It’s Not (My) Butter
May 21st, 2007 · 16 Comments
It started with “no smelly foods,” says Kathleen, and escalated from there.
related: NO FISH in the microwave!
May 20th, 2007 · 3 Comments
related: Spit & Vinegar
May 18th, 2007 · 11 Comments
In evidence here, a key element of the passive-aggressive lexicon —and one of the many elevated to catchphrase status by Mike Judge.
This example comes from Peter (no, not that Peter), who has since escaped roommate living but offers these words of wisdom for those of us who haven’t: “Never trust anyone who uses post-it notes at home.”
related: Too many
May 17th, 2007 · 2 Comments
From Giovanni: a classic example of the “office fridge” sub-genre.
May 12th, 2007 · 29 Comments
This card came with a box of homemade mandelbrot from my very own passive-aggressive Jewish grandmother.