Overheard at work

typed for your pleasure on 16 January 2006, at 3.23 pm

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COWORKER IN HIS LATE TWENTIES (addressing another coworker): This guy just blew me off and told me he couldn’t make a donation because he’s got jetlag.
What’s jetlag?
ME: *gritting teeth*

I swear to christ, stupidity should be painful

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7 have spoken to “Overheard at work”

  1. Jeff "Wolfgang" Lilly writes:

    I think “Je Tlag” is a traditional Scandanavian greeting…
    I’m so SMART!

  2. PBShelley writes:

    I think stupidity IS painful -to everyone else!

    You ought to have told him that “jet lag” is when the jet is moving faster than he is. You know, like they do. Perhaps then he’d have understood.

    But then, perhaps not LOL

    PBS & Lily

  3. SafeTinspector writes:

    PBS said it. Stupid is painful. For DaveCat!
    I’d tell you to use a pun with “jag bolts,” but its a good bet the dunce wouldn’t know what those are either.

  4. KrazyQ writes:

    JetLag: Slow response time to airline reservations over the internet due to a 1,500 millisecond or greater delay caused by obese passengers and crappy airline food.

  5. Davecat writes:

    Very clever, Mr Bierce. 🙂

    ‘Jag bolts’? Well, if whatever that may be has left me scratching my head, then it would undoubtedly bring that churl of a coworker’s brain to a complete halt. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

    PBS and Ms Godwin –
    Damnit Jim, I’m a fundraiser, not a doctor! I mean, a teacher!
    Bollocks, I’ve messed that up. Look, I’ll come in again.

    PBS and Ms Godwin –
    Damnit Jim, I’m a teacher, not a doctor!
    Gah, forget it. 🙂

    Wolfgang –
    No no, that makes complete sense. Kinda like how ‘IKEA’ is Swedish for ‘I KILL YOU’. 🙂

  6. SafeTinspector writes:

    I meant “LAG bolts” not “JAG bolts”.
    Damn these meat hooks!

  7. Jeff "Wolfgang" Lilly writes:

    “Jag Bolts” are what hold TV series set on aircraft carriers together!

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