It's Monday and we're back in the office. Oh, joy.
Since the dawn of time, working stiffs have been annoyed by the same basic things day-in and day-out: the awkward and annoying conversations, the technology that never quite works, hearing everyone weigh in on every single item in the news. Of course, it's better to have a job than not, but it doesn't make these daily annoyances any less grating.
So we thought we'd do another quick salute to those topics of conversation everyone who works in an office would prefer to avoid this week. Let us know if you have any to add; we're sure we missed one or two soul-crushers.
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"Eight Mint Julep Margaritas? And no one fell off the roof? You don't say..."
"I mean it's too cold for shorts, but too hot for pants. WTF amiright?!"
No, please. Hype it up some more so that when I <em>do</em> get around to seeing it, I am instantly disappointed.
Sure they're stale, but the price is right. Plus, you cover all the major food groups including grain, dairy and shame.
"Borat" catchphrases got old fast. "The Dictator" never had a chance.
One minute you're watching a boring documentary and the next thing you know, you've added "<a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102558/" target="_hplink">Nothing But Trouble</a>" to your queue. Do yourself a favor: don't.
You call that a full moon? Psh...
Equally annoying: not knowing whether you yourself have allergies or a cold.