In the cafeteria at the headquarters of a national intelligence agency: Young Cool Professional Guy 1, indicating his dark yellow dress shirt: “…it’s dusky saffron.” Young Cool Professional Guy 2: “No. It’s Champagne baby shit.”
Entries Tagged as 'Silly Bureaucrats'
February 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Silly Bureaucrats
At the headquarters of a US Government agency, overheard from another room: “…national priorities…mumble…United States Government policy…mumble mumble…your ideas make you sound like an Amish conehead…”
October 27th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Silly Bureaucrats
In the men’s room at the State Department: Man in stall, sitting on toilet, talking on cell phone: “My friends and I are all about projecting an image as high class intellectuals, you know, like philosophers….” End of statement obscured by the sound of a toilet flushing.
February 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Silly Bureaucrats
Headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security (Nebraska Avenue Complex), on the frigid morning of Monday, 5 February 2007. Longstanding office whiner approaches a senior manager in his office to talk about the relative chill (maybe about 55) in the workspaces. Whiner: The weather conditions in here are unacceptable.Manager: Huh?Whiner: This office has been climatically [...]