At first glance, I definitely thought was one of those “don’t feed the zoo animals” signs. But then, whoa, an Aussie 180! Roz in Perth says the “fairly militant kitchen brigade” at her office posts notes like this all over the kitchen.
related: The saddest zoo in the world
FILED UNDER: Australia · dishes · office
Mike spotted this in one of the restrooms at his Atlanta office. As amused as he was by the snarky comment-ALL CAPS-clip art combo, “I can’t say I disagree with the note,” says Mike. “That’s just gross.”
related: Don’t vom in the urinals, either
FILED UNDER: Atlanta · bathroom · clip art catastrophe · most popular notes of 2013 · office · vomit
“It would appear my co-worker is sensitive to her plant being moved,” writes Claire in the U.K.
Meanwhile, in New York…
And in Baltimore…
related: Pigs do not eat bacon
FILED UNDER: flowers, trees, houseplants & gardens · moving/not moving · not-so-veiled threats · office · office fridge · toilet
Writes our submitter in Phoenix: “Apparently, the baggage handlers at Southwest did not appreciate my ‘love note’ baggage tag and felt the need to respond — in permanent marker.”
Adds our submitter: “In my defense, I would like to point out that my bag was 46 lb., which is still under the airline’s weight limit, and I, at 5’2″, had no trouble lifting it.”
related: If the TSA was in charge of the office fridge
FILED UNDER: airport · most popular notes of 2013 · Phoenix
But…but…where is Elemenopee?
(Thanks to Erika in California, Angela in Illinois, and Victoria in Texas for submitting.)
related: A recipe for passive-aggressiveness
FILED UNDER: obnoxious definition · office · smartass
Oh look, another sentient kitchen appliance. This time, with allergies.
(As spotted by Julie in her Provo, Utah college cafeteria.)
related: The very needy dishwasher
FILED UNDER: anthropomorphism · kitchen · Provo · smartass
Many cultures throughout history have used urine in the process of tanning [animal hides]. As Amanda in Colorado shows us, that tradition continues today among the animals that frequent the tanning salons of America!
The takeaway? Whether your poison is sun, spray, or fake-and-bake, it comes with a lovely combination of cancer and piss on the side. (I’m gonna stick with my SPF.)
related: The Golden Glow of the Tanning Salon
extra credit: Newsflash! Sunscreen works. [nytimes.com]
FILED UNDER: piss · that's trashy · that's unsanitary
Ana in Kentucky spotted this epic on the faculty fridge at the school where she works.
related: Take my last Diet Coke from the fridge and I WILL cut you.
FILED UNDER: Coke · Kentucky · Louisville · most popular notes of 2013 · office fridge · schools & teachers · stealing · TL;DR · Won't somebody think of the children?
“Obviously there’s something I’ve been missing all these years,” says Marg (a muggle, clearly), who spotted this notice in the restroom at Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station.
Meanwhile, in the elevator of Lauren’s building in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada…
related: Yer a wiseass, Harry
FILED UNDER: elevator · Melbourne · piss · toilet · WTF?
I know this note has like, a lot of words in it, but seriously, all I see is wah wah wah.
related: Dear “Desperate for Salad”
FILED UNDER: Chicago · office fridge · TL;DR