Spotted by Gretchen in the resort town of Mount Maunganui, New Zealand:
October 10th, 2012 · 162 comments
October 9th, 2012 · 67 comments
I know I’m asking for trouble here, but when John in Missouri passed along this exchange between his father’s neighbor (an “interested animal lover”) and his father (a reluctant one), I just couldn’t resist.
Confidential to John’s Dad: I would like to subscribe to your newsletter.
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October 8th, 2012 · 38 comments
Ashleigh says her apartment complex in Gainesville, Florida is “notoriously slow” when it comes to repairs. Apparently, some of her neighbors got tired of waiting.
related: Love, the Landlord
October 7th, 2012 · 63 comments
Explains Melissa in Virginia: “As many couples probably do, my fiancé and I have had an ongoing discussion about his propensity to leave cabinet doors and drawers open.” Melissa insists she’s not aggravated by the open cabinets — she just feels the need to bring the issue to his attention.
Then, last week, Melissa was thrilled to receive a beautiful flower arrangement at her office. “Then I opened the damn card!”
related: Really, though — carnations?
October 5th, 2012 · 30 comments
Spotted by Matt in Baltimore, Maryland…
October 3rd, 2012 · 34 comments
While traveling in India on business, Melissa spotted this sign in all of the women’s restrooms at one office.
Note: Based on my experience with this site, I have to conclude that the fairer sex most definitely does not “define hygiene.”
extra credit: “Cleaner than Shit” Liquid Hand Soap
October 2nd, 2012 · 36 comments
Heather in California says none of her colleagues will admit to writing this note, four copies of which showed up one day in the “very, very, small breakroom” at her office.
related: This is in the way
October 1st, 2012 · 24 comments
Our submitter, who works at a language school in France, isn’t 100% sure which one of the managers posted this on the staff board. However, there is one person he can think of who “has a fondness for long patronizing notes when a simple ‘please close the door’ would do.”
(just click the photo to enlarge)
related: Ceci n’est pas une porte
September 30th, 2012 · 67 comments
Emily in Texas remembers her parents being convinced she was most uncouth child ever born — they even sent her to etiquette school to clean up her act. Well, she got a rude reminder of those days when she found this birthday card in the back of her closet.
related: Happy Valentine’s Day from Mom
September 27th, 2012 · 70 comments
From a house full of roommates in Texas, our submitter calls this “a prime example of ‘dogs have owners, cats have staff.’”
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