As it turns out, Maddie didn’t need Grandpa Walt’s “help.” (She just finished up her master’s degree at Harvard in May.)
August 20th, 2012 · 30 comments
August 19th, 2012 · 56 comments
So, apparently in Cuba, Missouri (pop. 3,071) folks take their onions seriously. (Would any Missourians out there care to explain?)
related: Yes, we wash our lemons!
August 16th, 2012 · 36 comments
Rita in Utah was on the phone when her daughter handed her this note (less than a month into the school year). Says Rita: “I love how she tries to ‘soften the blow!’”
Gold star, kiddo. There are some adults who could take some note-writing pointers from you.
August 15th, 2012 · 154 comments
Yeah, I get that you don’t want to touch the germy bathroom door handle with your just-washed hands. But that makes tossing your paper towel on the floor okay…how? And this is hardly an isolated problem. To wit:
From Margi’s office in Green Bay, Wisconsin (just click the image to enlarge):
From Edmonton, Alberta:
From Brittany’s office in Chicago:
From a hospital in Durham, North Carolina:
And finally, from Eileen’s office in Cincinnati, Ohio…
August 14th, 2012 · 72 comments
Michael in California stumbled across this bit of passive-aggressive pedantry on Food.com.
P.S. The reviews = 5 stars.
extra credit: Jim Gaffigan on Bottled Water
August 13th, 2012 · 118 comments
If you work in an office that supplies your cream and sugar needs gratis, consider yourself lucky. There’s something about coffee creamer that sends folks off the deep end…
P.S. If you’ve thought of a different tactic, it’s probably been tried before.
related: Coffee, mate?
August 12th, 2012 · 18 comments
Rachael in Edmonton spotted this billboard-on-wheels in the lot at the RV dealership where she works. “The guy was buying a trailer from us, but after seeing seen his van, I’m not so sure that’s a good idea.”
After all, you wouldn’t want a full-blown Canadian protest on your hands…
related: Good God, Lemon.
extra credit: A Canadian robbery [CTVNews.ca]
August 8th, 2012 · 114 comments
Writes Stephanie in Houston: “Looks like someone got a little tired of folding shirts.”
related: Thanks for NOT shopping here!
August 7th, 2012 · 31 comments
Because dribbling isn’t such a useful skill outside of basketball…
Somehow I don’t think suggesting people sit down at the urinal is the answer, though.
Perhaps something a bit more Olympic in spirit?
related: Well, that seems (uri)logical enough
extra credit: Urinal Games [youtube.com]
August 6th, 2012 · 23 comments
“People steal other people’s food and drink so often in my office that security put up a notice,” says our submitter in Florida. “Apparently, the sign isn’t working.”
Instead, the notes left by the victims have turned into an ongoing office-wide joke.
And the latest contribution…