Sara is one of seven students sharing an apartment in Venice. After three months of living together, she says, it became clear that one of the flatmates had to go: he had nasty habits like, um, pleasuring himself in his in other people’s bedrooms while they were out.
“We gently told him we thought it was better for everybody if he looked for another house,” Sara says, but he didn’t take the hint. So one of the other roommates decided to leave him this note:
Roughly translated from the Italian, it reads: “It’s time you leave.”
FILED UNDER: Italiano · Italy · roommates
This important safety message is brought to you from an anonymous worker at a call center in Toronto.
FILED UNDER: attire · danger · e-mail · kitchen · office · spelling and grammar police · Toronto
(Charlie in Los Angeles did not eat your lunch.)
FILED UNDER: excessive underlining · group bitchfest · Los Angeles · office · office fridge · smartass · smiley · spelling and grammar police · stealing
My personal favorite from Sara’s oh-so-delightful Office Sign Project.
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FILED UNDER: moving/not moving · office · unnecessary "quotation marks"
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.
FILED UNDER: all-staff e-mail · e-mail · etiquette · food · holiday spirit · office · stealing
Explains JDB: “The blue note went up first, then we hired a bunch of contractors. The red note went up shortly after that.”
FILED UNDER: cleaning · coffee · exclamation-point happy!!!! · office
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
FILED UNDER: Deutsche · exclamation-point happy!!!! · neighbors
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?
FILED UNDER: college life · excessive underlining · food · Illinois · Jesus · stealing · you know who you are
After receiving numerous “helpful tips” from her roommate at the University of Minnesota…
…Lydia decided to add a few “tips” of her own. (The large signs on the oven and the microwave were already there.)
related: Meet the world’s crankiest roommate
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