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About me: I'm a 40-something mother to a pickle party of a family. My husband Chuck, our tween Junior, our 6-year-old Everett, our toddler Cam, and I live in a town in Connecticut I affectionately call Mulletville Lite (aka my childhood hometown). My friends call me Nutjob, and they're right. In my husband's spare time he dresses up as a Viking and chases ghosts (and I'm the nutjob?). I'm a freelance graphic designer and writer.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

How to make friends when you're the new girl

Lisa. New secretary at work (not mine—I'm not that important). Straight out of college. Attacked the file cabinets with a vengeance. Labeled a drawer this:



Marlene. Her boss. All day: "Lisa, can you do me a favor and get me a file?"

Giggles. Guffaws.

The speed oglers ain't got shit on this file cabinet.

18 comments:

Stacie said...

buahahaha, funny.

Joanie said...

Hahaha!! Very funny!

FoN said...

That is hysterical!

Hiring people right out of college is always super funny. They love using all the words they learned in school and think are cool like 'synergy'. They're so cute before they get all twisted and bitter like the rest of us.

Michelle said...

Too Funny!!

Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) said...

THAT is HILARIOUS! :)

Mary Moore said...

Ahh yes, the days of innocence. So sad, yet somehow hilarious.

WhisperingWriter said...

LOL, that is hilarious.

RhoRho said...

Mulletville! I totally love it. I would have loved it even more when I was 17...

Keely said...

I bet she's popular.

Mary Anna said...

She and those files are symbiotic ... like the chicken and the egg. (If you get that reference, I'm leaving Paul for you tomorrow.)

Nicole said...

*hee hee* poor dear...

stephanie said...

Funny stuff!!

Leanne said...

I just spit juice on my keyboard. Thanks for that. :)

Mammatalk said...

Oh, my! Oh, my! Too funny.

HumorSmith said...

**psst* Please visit HBDC and set up your profile page and poke around for a bit. Welcome aboard and congratulations.

I feel so proud.

Captain Dumbass said...

I need a secretary.

Jeanne said...

Thanks for the post, and for the link to speed oglers -- both gave me great visuals!

Dto3 said...

And I thought our file cabinet labeled A-JEW was funny.