a doozy from our pals over at the “blog” of “unnecessary” quotation marks.
June 4th, 2007 · 10 comments
June 4th, 2007 · 7 comments
Oh, how I love (totally tacky) reply-all e-mails.
Thanks to submitter Kate in New York City — who says she has a whole inbox full of e-mails like this from the coworkers at her law firm.
June 4th, 2007 · 6 comments
Explains JDB: “The blue note went up first, then we hired a bunch of contractors. The red note went up shortly after that.”
June 4th, 2007 · 42 comments
Tim found this note in the basement storeroom of an apartment building in Kiel, Germany:
Tim’s rough translation:
THANKS for filling [up the storeroom]!!!
I was able to get to the meter just SUPER!!!
tenant 5/1 [fifth floor, first apartment]
[hand written at the bottom] Many thanks from me too, tenant 5/2
June 4th, 2007 · 38 comments
What Would Jesus Steal?
(Thanks to Sarah at Greenville College (a Christian school in Illinois) and James in Beaumont, Texas for their submissions.)
related: Would Jesus steal jelly?
June 4th, 2007 · 23 comments
After receiving numerous “helpful tips” from her roommate at the University of Minnesota…
related: Meet the world’s crankiest roommate
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June 4th, 2007 · 17 comments
“I still put my stuff all over his couch,” says Ryan in D.C., who adds that this note is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to his “anal-retentive” roommate. Ryan will be moving out of the apartment soon, but (in a final passive-aggressive gesture) says he has stuffed the couch full of candy wrappers for his roommate to find.
June 3rd, 2007 · 115 comments
Says Dave in New York City: “I love that this note contains a fairly detailed explanation of Lord Kelvin’s formulation of the second law of thermodynamics….and a helpful diagram!”
related: When you get down to it
June 3rd, 2007 · 24 comments
Maybe it’s the manic use of ellipses and exclamation points, but this note makes me extremely uncomfortable.
Says submitter Erica in New York City, “As bad as it can get in the ladies’, I’ve been told the men’s bathroom is even worse.”
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June 3rd, 2007 · 21 comments
“My roommate Ian kept eating all the cereal I bought before I had a chance to have even a single bowl,” Dan says. Apparently the Cap’n decided to take matters into his own hands.
If you can’t read it, the Cap’n is saying: “Ian, If I catch you eating this delicious cereal, I’ll kill you in your sleep. Love, Dan.”